The museum of the Second World War. The museum was founded in 1973. The complex combines the Museum building and the Motherland statue (62 meters high), a gallery of sculpture commemorating the heroes of the battlefields, the Glory Cup (16 m diameter), and an exhibition of arms from World War II. The main display is located in a 5.000 square meter sapce and includes more than 12,000 relics. Numerous exhibits containing documents from military commanders and soldiers, including orders, medals and letters, and documentary evidence from war witnesses, all pertaining to the occupation and subsequent liberation of Kyiv and Ukraine present a fascinating glimpse into this pivotal time in Ukrainian history.