Are you fond of history? Or do you love taking a journey to the past? Here is a list of famous museums in Minsk that let you know the historical stories of the city. Explore these popular museums of Minsk to educate yourself! You can visit things to do in Minsk page if you want to check all other attractions and activities.
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Top Minsk Museums
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Praspiekt Pieramozcau 8, Minsk, Belarus
10:00 am - 06:00 pm
The Great Patriotic War Museum is a tribute to the German-Soviet war that sprung up after the end of the Nazi occupation. The museum was opened almost immediately after Minsk was liberated from the Nazis. This was the first museum to open during the war which it represented. Displays are divided among the 24 exhibition halls in the building. The ma...
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11:00 am - 07:00 pm
Minsk Historical Museum is a spread out in a number of buildings of historic importance. These buildings are the Minsk City Hall, Mihaila Savitskogo Art Gallery, Municipal Art gallery of L.D. Schemelova, Workshop-Museum Ivana Misko, Living Art, Archaeological Museum, Karetnaya Exposition, and Lohitsa Estate Museum. The collections owned by this mus...
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Vulica Lienina 20, Minsk, Belarus
11:00 am - 07:00 pm
One of the landmarks that is witness to the cultural scene of Belarus is the National Art Museum. This museum has one of the biggest art collections in Eastern Europe. In fact, at any given time, only a small fraction of the collection is out on display. Most of the objects are kept safely under protection as there is not enough space on display to...
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Aziarco 223021, Belarus
11:00 am - 07:00 pm
Belarusians are very connected to their roots no matter how much progress they make in terms of lifestyle and technology. A matter of pride for them is the fact that they can still relate to the rural lives despite the difference the past century and the two World Wars have made in Belarus. The State Museum of Architecture and Rural Life tries to p...
A great way to visit the best of Belarus in the tiniest time possible is to go to the Miniland Museum. The place is dedicated to displaying miniatures of the top tourist and architectural wonders of Belarus. Currently, there are 18 such miniatures on display. There are plans to recreate more of the beauties of Belarus for the museum’s collect...
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Baravaja 223053, Belarus
09:00 am - 06:00 pm
On the list of unique museums in Belarus is the Aerospace Museum. Located just a few kilometres away from the main city, this museum was opened in 2009 and is an open-air display of Belarusian aeroplanes and aviation equipment. In all, there are around 30 aeroplanes and helicopters in this museum. Visitors can sit in the cockpits of these exhibits ...
The National Historical Museum of Belarus began as a small collection of Belarusian objects and culturally significant artefacts in 1919. With time, both its collection and stature grew and by the end of the century, it was recognised as a national museum. Today, there are around 4 hundred thousand objects of historic and intrinsic value in its col...
While walking on a tour of the Upper Town in Belarus, you will walk past the Vankovich House near the Zhuravinka restaurant. Though it cannot be seen prominently from the street, a glimpse of this fabulous house will make you stop for a moment and marvel at its beauty. Enter from the gate and you will realise the house is open for tourists. The Van...
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vulica Janki Kupaly 4, Minsk, Belarus
09:45 am - 05:45 pm
Janka Kupala is one of the foremost writers of Belarusian language. His works have been a great influence on many poets and are still considered favourites amongst citizens. The acclaimed writer lived in a house in the Janka Kupaly Park, a structure that was converted into a museum after his death. The museum opened its dorrs for visitors on 20 th ...
The Museum of Carriages stands in the location of the erstwhile Bernardine Monastery. This is a collection devoted entirely to the history of transportation in Belarus. All the carriages on display here are categorised into three types; the 4-seated convertible carriage, carts and chaises, or sleds and sleighs. Most of these vehicles date back to t...
The Ministry of Internal Affairs has a museum in its premises dedicated to the work done by the policemen of the country. The artefacts put up on display here include photographs and documents of the ministry, guns and other weapons used by the policemen, their personal possessions, and even evidences of the criminal cases solved by the police. Bes...
Belarus is a landlocked country but that has not stopped its capital from hosting 5 oceans of the world right in its midst. The Open Ocean Oceanography Center is a way for Belarusians to learn more about the underwater world. The museum here will give you and your children comprehensive details about submarines, polar explorers to Antarctica, anima...
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Vulica Maksima Bahdanoviča 7а, Minsk, Belarus
10:00 am - 06:30 pm
Minsk has dedicated museums to all its cultural influencers and one such museum has been devoted to the writer Maxim Bogdanovich. The museum enshrines his literary genius with the aim to allow the younger generation to explore the writers works. You can take a complete tour of the museum to know more about the writer and the reasons for his fame. A...
Science is full of stuff that borderlines magic and there is no better place to learn the newest and quirkiest discoveries in science than in a fun and interactive manner. This environment is provided by the Museum of Interactive Science in Minsk. Each of the 150 exhibits here are available for trial. Visitors can play, interact, solve and investig...