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Kherson Regional Museum

Kherson, Ukraine
4.3 / 6
The Kherson Regional Museum of Local Lore is a hidden gem in the south of Ukraine. Despite its small size, it offers a plethora of fascinating exhibits that cater to various interests. Whether you are a fan of natural history, literature, archaeology, or art, this museum has something to captivate you. One of the standout features of this museum is its literary department, which showcases the memorabilia and historical artifacts of famous writers. From paintings and manuscripts to rare books, you can immerse yourself in the literary history of the region. Additionally, there is a museum-apartment dedicated to the playwright and prose writer Lavrenev, as well as a hall dedicated to the commander Suvorov, where you can step back in time and explore recreated interiors and household items. However, what truly sets this museum apart is its impressive archaeological collection. The hall featuring finds from ancient Olbia is particularly awe-inspiring. Compared to the modest exposition in Olbia itself, the Kherson Regional Museum houses a unique and extensive collection that showcases the rich history of the region. The archaeological section is complemented by a collection of ancient coins, gold ornaments of the Scythians, antiques, furniture, ancient dishes, and a variety of weapons used by our ancestors. The museum also surprises visitors with its artistic displays. The graphic designer responsible for decorating the historical department has transformed it into a stunning ancient temple adorned with marble sculptures from Ancient Greece. This innovative approach to museum design sets it apart from others and creates a truly immersive experience. Moreover, the museum is housed in a magnificent building constructed in 1893, adding to its allure. From the moment you step inside, you are greeted with a sense of grandeur and history. While the museum may be small in size, it offers an abundance of knowledge and beauty. Visitors of all ages, including children, will find something to pique their curiosity and engage their minds. Whether you are a history buff, an art enthusiast, or simply looking to expand your knowledge about the Kherson region, this museum is a must-visit destination.



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Small, but a lot of to see
A nice and informative museum for such a small city like Kherson. Highly recommended to be visited.
Vary intresting place to go with many exhibits on display pertaining to the Kherson Region.
Nice place for children
The big place for history