Chernobyl National Museum, Kiev

3.9
#7 of 81 in Museums in Kiev
Dedicated to the catastrophic nuclear accident of 1986, Chernobyl National Museum showcases scientific, social, and educational points of view about the event. The accident affected over half a million people and its consequences are still felt in the present day. Spread across three showrooms totaling 1,100 sq m (11,840 sq ft), the museum holds 7,000 items including documents, installations, and visual media. Step inside dioramas for a visually engaging experience. You'll observe the progression of the accident and see its repercussions. You'll also have a chance to view the plant's equipment, photographs, and even artifacts from the disaster site. It's best to arrive here by public transportation, as parking spots are limited. Start your trip to Kiev by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.
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  • The museum is interesting, but small and has too many pictures and documents explained only in Ukrainian/Russian. We had an audio guide that helped us better understand the exposition. At least it is....  more »
  • Please take the time to visit this museum. If you are interested in the history of Chernobyl then this is the place. Forget the tours, you get a full detailed and honest account of this tragedy. I...  more »
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  • What a tragedy! I spend an hour or less in this one floor museum with almost 7000 pieces “cleaned” from Chernobyl place. I saw a kids group getting to know the unfortunately incident with the tour guy explaining to them. Unfortunate everything in Ukrainian so I highly recommend to take the device at the entrance when you buy your ticket also you should buy the right to take photos with your phone all that is very little price. Don’t forget to take with you a tissue 😭.
  • This is a very detailed, in-depth and incredibly moving place to learn about the terrible disaster that happened in 1986. We visited here prior to a tour of the power plant itself, and this gave us even more information to go with. There is a lot of information and stories to take in!
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