An overview of the most interesting museums in Lviv

As a rule, people who are coming to Lviv want to get positive emotions, feel the vibes of the city and spend some quality time. But many people think that Lviv is only about restaurants, cafes, bars, and old streets. We hasten to inform you that this is not true. The city has a unique history dating back over 700 years. Where can you discover critical events, facts, and significant individuals who influenced the course of history? Therefore, today Grand Hotel Lviv offers you an overview of the most exciting museums in Lviv.

The Lviv Historical Museum

This museum is one of the oldest museums in the city, founded in 1893. The main building is located on Rynok Square. Totally, in the museum, there are more than 300,000 exhibits that are distributed among several museums in the city. In the Lviv Historical Museum, you will be able to enjoy masterpieces of painting, literature, art glass, antique clock models, and even more.

Lviv Museum of Chocolate

This place definitely will be interesting for the sweet tooth. Lviv Museum of Chocolate is located on the Italian Courtyard and offers visitors to learn about:

• the technology of sweet production;

• old chocolate packaging;

• unusual products (chocolate fruits, flowers, animal figures, small copies of memorabilia and even women’s shoes).

Of course, you can eat your favorite delicacies in the tasting room and observe the process of making chocolate.

National Museum named after Andrey Sheptytsky

This museum has a collection of more than 10,000 exhibits from different epochs. Here you will find ancient manuscripts, icons, sculptures, paintings by Ivan Rutkovich, Ivan Trush, and, most importantly, original artworks of Taras Shevchenko. The museum presents four permanent exhibitions:

• “Folk Art”

• “Ancient Ukrainian Art”

• “Ukrainian Art of the 20th Century”

• “Art of the 19th - the beginning of the 20th century”

Arsenal Museum

Arsenal Museum has been a particular architectural monument since 1981. Everyone can see dozens of weapons used by warriors at different times. You can discover maces, swords, cannonballs, combat weapons, armor, lots of military uniforms, and more in this unique museum of Lviv.

We tried to make our collection extraordinary and exciting for you. Each of the museums presented here is unique and will surprise you with something special. If you want your vacation to be perfect, you need to take care of your stay beforehand. That’s why we suggest booking a room at Grand Hotel Lviv. Your comfort is important to us, so we will do our best to make you happy.