I’m going to the Holodomor Museum: plan your visit

31 January 2023

So that you can better plan your visit to the National Museum of the Holodomor-Genocide, we suggest you learning with some useful information in advance.


The National Museum of the Holodomor-Genocide is located at 3 Lavrska Street, Kyiv.


Arsenalna metro station is the closest to our museum.

It is a 10-minute walk (900 meters) along Ivan Mazepa Street through Slava Square, where you will need to go down to the underground passage.

And further along Lavrska Street, past the Park Slavy (The Park of Eternal Glory), to the territory of our museum, near the entrance of which you will see two figures of Angels.

You can also walk through the park, park paths with stairs or a ramp lead to the entrance to the Museum.


From the metro station “Arsenalna” you can take buses No. 24, 25, Tr 38 or shuttle bus No. 470. The stop is on the left side of Ivan Mazepa Street,

You can reach it from the metro station through an underground or cross the road.

You can also get to the Museum by buses No. 25, Tr No. 38 and shuttle bus No. 470 from Pecherska metro station, Lesia Ukrainka Square stop.

You need to go to the stop “Church of the Saviour on Berestov, National Museum “Memorial to the victims of the Holodomor”.

To get to the Museum, you need to cross the road and then move deeper into the territory along stone tile paths.

The entrance to the Hall of Memory is located on the territory between the sculpture “Bitter Memory of Childhood” and the Candle of Memory.

To get inside the museum, you need to go downstairs.

If you need the help of our staff, please call the phone numbers (044) 254 45 12 or (044) 254 45 88.


You can buy entrance tickets or order a tour directly on the museum premises; the ticket office is to the right of the entrance to the Hall of Memory. The ticket office is open from 10:00 a.m. to 5:45 p.m. In addition to tickets, you can also buy books or souvenirs and order an excursion.

We remind you that you can visit the museum for free (with the documents entitling to the right to a benefit):

  • persons with disabilities of the I and II groups;
  • children of preschool age;
  • participants in hostilities;
  • military;
  • employees of museums and nature reserves.

On the last Sunday of the month, free admission is provided for:

  • pensioners;
  • students;
  • students of Higher Education Institutions.

We recommend booking a tour, master class or educational session in advance by calling 044 254 45 11, 044 254 45 12, writing to [email protected] or filling out the form on the “Plan a visit” page. You can find out more about our services at the link.

We offer an adapted tour of the exposition for people with visual impairments. It is also better to order it in advance by calling 044 254 45 11 or 044 254 45 12. During the tour, we offer to view tactile copies of historical photos with audio descriptions that can be listened to via QR code and a tactile layout of the Museum territory.

It is allowed to enter the Hall of Memory with a guide dog.


Our museum is open every day from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

During martial law, the museum is open to the public on Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

We also advise you to check the museum’s schedule in advance. We will announce all changes on social networks Facebook and Instagram, or the museum’s website in the News section.

The museum does not accept visitors during stabilization or emergency power outages. You can get information about possible outages by calling 044 254 45 11, 044 254-45 12 or on the website of DTEK at the address 3 Lavrska street.

There are usually more visitors at weekends after 12 pm and on weekdays in the afternoon, so for a comfortable introduction to the exposition, we recommend planning a visit for the first half of the day.


You can also visit the Holodomor Museum virtually. Follow these links to find information about the online tours offered by the museum:

Tour of the Museum online + communication with the guide

Video tour of the Holodomor Museum for children of grades 1-6


In the Hall of Memory, you can rest on the benches near the Altar of Memory. You can also use them while watching a video projected on the walls.


The exhibits you will see in the museum are very old, most of them are more than 100 years old. That’s why you ca not touch them, so as not to damage them (photos).

Running or talking loudly is not allowed in the museum, as this will disturb other visitors.

We kindly ask you to leave large backpacks or suitcases at the entrance so that they do not disturb you or other visitors when viewing the exhibition.

Bicycles, scooters and skateboards must also be left at home or near the entrance.

In the museum, it is allowed to use baby strollers or trolleys for visitors with limited mobility.

Please do not bring food and drinks (except bottled water) into the exhibition hall.

It is not allowed to enter the museum under the influence of alcohol or drugs.

In case of violation of these rules, we will have to interrupt the tour or visit the museum. Entrance tickets or paid excursions will not be refunded.