About the museum

Looking for new impressions, knowledge and leisure? The Kyiv History Museum & Exhibition Centre is a place that you should definitely visit to experience the past and present of one of the oldest and the most beautiful capitals of Europe.


Музей історії міста Києва

The Kyiv History Museum & Exhibition Centre is one of the main centres of cultural life of the capital of Ukraine located in the very heart of the city at 7, Bohdana Khmelnytskoho St. Exposition of the second floor is devoted to the history of Kyiv and Kyivites from the times of the ancient Kievan Rus until the early twentieth century. Here you can find archaeological finds of X-XIII centuries, complexes of the materials of the Cossack era, as well as personal belongings of Kyiv residents who lived in the city at the turn of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries and formed its unique image.

Exhibition projects of the Kyiv History Museum & Exhibition Centre are not limited only to the history of the city, because it’s made every day and is impossible without representation of contemporary life of the capital. Therefore, Kyiv residents and guests Kyiv are also enjoying here different thematic exhibitions, dedicated to important dates of Kyiv history as well as contemporary art projects which showcase the best works of well-known and young artists of the capital and the world.

The Kyiv History Museum & Exhibition Centre is also a main location of the capital for holding concerts, conferences, lectures, master-classes and other cultural and entertaining events.