Belarusian State Museum of the Great Patriotic War History

The museum hospitably opens its doors to everyone who is interested in the history of the Great Patriotic and World War II. It is the largest national repository of the material and spiritual monuments of military history.

Created among the ruins and ashes in newly-freed Minsk in October 1944, has been carrying out and continues to carry out its high mission of commemorating the Great Victory over the fascism during the whole time of its existence.

The magnificent museum building was erected in a symbolic place of the Belarusian capital - next to the stela "Minsk – the hero city" and is included in the museum and park complex “Victory”.

The architecture of the building impresses by its scale and symbolism. The monumentality and modern technology are harmoniously combined in it. Non-standard spatial and architectural techniques and imaginative solutions create the feeling of the greatest tragedy and at the same time immerse the visitor in an atmosphere of courage and achievement.

The area of 10 expositions halls makes up 4,200 square meters presenting over 8 thousand of exposition materials. The museum funds consist of 30 collections and number in more than 150 thousands of depository items: these are photographs, documents, letters and personal belongings of the Great Patriotic War participants.

The museum is the most visited one in Belarus. He was and always will be a place of the live national memory.

The museum is located in the center of Minsk by the address: Pobediteley Ave, 8. Buses: № 1, 29, 44, 69, 73, 91, 136, 163 – till the "Museum of the Great Patriotic War" bus stop.

Working hours:

Tu, We, Fr, Sa, Su: 10.00 a.m. – 6.00 p.m. (the ticket office is opened till 5.30 p.m.).

Th: 12.00 a.m. – 8.00 p.m. (the ticket office is opened till 7.30 p.m.).

Mo: day off.

Excursions order: +375(29)144-07-92 (Viber, Telegram, WhatsApp), +375(17)203-07-92.

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