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Chernobyl National Museum

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Very educational

We visited this museum after a 3 days private tour to Chernobyl. The museum houses lots of original... read more

Reviewed 6 October 2018
Bachuus
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Neerpelt, Belgium
Old school place, but still interesting

I am really interested in history of Chernobyl atomic plant explosion and it's impact on the health... read more

Reviewed 19 September 2018
MagdaBPL
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Warsaw, Poland
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The museum is quite compact and most if its exhibitions are in Russian language. The entrance fee is quite low and you can pay extra to see a video gram of the blast at Chernobyl power station. The museum tells a story about brave people...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Very basic and small museum. Three medium sized rooms. Costs about 20 to enter and an extra 40 to take photos. That’s fine as it’s still less than $10US. I did find it fairly poor that then I was asked for another 20 to watch...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Now I know it was a mistake not taking the english audio guide, but we haven't been offered one and unfortunately we didn't ask. In the museum itself there isn't much to see. Very little things of interest to an average person, some newspapers, old...More

Thank piotku
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fantastic museum with well thought out exhibits. The museum really takes you on a journey of the Chernobyl disaster. They pay homage to the victims and also the survivors who had to move home. I would definitely recommend you buy an audio guide as not...More

Thank 932nathanaely
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I found this museum to be extremely educational and comprehensive. It did not just focus on the immediate aftermath of the accident at all. There was a wealth of information provided about the continuing effects from one computer exhibit where you could look at any...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

While I wouldn’t consider this a must-see, it’s certainly worth a visit if you’re with a guided group tour. It gives a good feel for the immediate aftermath of the Chernobyl disaster and the impact it had. In particular, it focuses on the role of...More

Thank Leacroft
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

After taking a tour to Chernobyl the day before, I wanted to see the museum and see if it could add anything to the experience. The museum is a complete waste of money and time. It is difficult to find, down a side alley that...More

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Anna K, Менеджер по обслуживанию клиентов at Chernobyl National Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear tourist, apparently, your purpose of visiting the museum was to photograph, and during this process you did not notice that the museum tells exactly about firefighters and liquidators of various professions. An audio guide could help you see this, but you thought it was...More

Reviewed 6 October 2018

We visited this museum after a 3 days private tour to Chernobyl. The museum houses lots of original exhibits and gives a clear view on what happened that fatal night in 1986. Make sure to take the audio guide.

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Reviewed 24 September 2018 via mobile

You should be aware this venue is closed on Sunday's and the LAST Monday of the month. Normal hours are 10am (10:00) untill 6pm (18:00)

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Reviewed 19 September 2018 via mobile

I am really interested in history of Chernobyl atomic plant explosion and it's impact on the health of local people and the citizens of European countries, so although I considered the museum very old fashioned, the exhibition was still interesting to me. When visiting the...More

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