Музей історії міста Києва

  • History Museum of the City of Kiev
  • Muzey Istorii Mista Kyeva
  • History Museum of the City of Kiev


vul. Bohdana Khmelnitskoho 7


38 (044) 520 28 22


History of the Museum starts 28 of November 1978 when the Board of Ministers of the Ukrainian Socialist Republic decides to built History Museum of the City of Kiev. Already in 1979 Museum started to gather its future collections.

Museum presented its first exhibition on 26 of April 1982.

Museum was temporarly closed at 10 of September 2004. Its main exhibition was taken down, and materials of the Museum move to the Ministerial building and bluv. Khreschatyik were they were located until 2011.

27 of April 2012, during the 1530 Anniversary of the City of Kiev Municipal Authorities had presented accepted plan of the new building of the History of the City of Kiev Museum.

For now Museum is normally operating at its old location.

Archival and Other Holdings

Museum has 18 exhibition rooms and disposed around 40.000 of the artefacts.

Museum holds various archeological, entography, numismatic, orthodox icon, postal cards and many other collections.

Various documents, photographs and other artefacts accessible in the Museum are referring to the history of the city of Kiev from deep Middle Ages until the XX century.

Opening Times

Museum is opened:

Monday: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm Tuesday–Thursday: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm Friday- Sunday:10:00 am - 8:00 pm

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