Museum of the History of Kiev (Kyiv History Museum)

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For eight years, residents and guests of Kiev They were surprised by the fact that the city does not have museum, and information about it almost anywhere there is. The city, where a lot of museums and other educational and cultural institutions, carefully preserved its history at home to Ukraine 2012.

In November 1978, thanks to the Council of Ministers of Ukraine RSS, a museum of the city was opened in Kiev. It happened in those days when the capital celebrated its birthday 1500º. After a short period of time, the museum received a reputation as one of the best institutions of Ukraine and such has become a business card of Kiev.

Up until 2004, the museum was in the Klovsky Palace facilities, which in itself was a monument and a seventeenth century architectural monument. At that time, the Kyiv History Museum had to 18 showrooms, exhibition halls and meetings. The Council of Ministers of Ukraine gave Klovsky Palace the use of Ukraine's Supreme Court in May 2004, and the museum funds were transferred to the House of Ukraine. I did not have the necessary conditions for the creation of a high level of exposure, and by the year 2012 nothing was heard about museums.

In May 2012, the inauguration of the museum management and transfer of the symbolic key of the new building 4 floors on the street Bohdan Khmelnytsky 7. Ate at data, the museum's collection is about 250 000 fixed asset items and consists of archaeological, numismatic, ethnographic collections, as well as complex modern period theme.

Of particular value are the monuments of Kiev of the late period, archaeological finds of stone and bronze ages, found by Ukrainian scientists in numerous archaeological excavations in the territory of Kiev. Among the unique exhibits of the museum lies a stripped copper and a golden sculptural image of the patron saint of Archbishop Michael Kiev. The collection of exhibits is represented not only by documents, photos, paintings, but also objects such as utensils, bricks, furniture, rugs, clothes, musical instruments, cameras.

The portraits of people of science, of culture, yes arts, as well as the common townsfolk, who walked for hundreds of years along its streets, They lived it and created a very unique Kyiv that our contemporaries are proud. The museum continues to collect, study and popularize materials on the life of Kiev and Kiev for centuries.