Lviv Arsenal Tours covers the entire arsenal history of the city. The third largest town in Lviv (the second largest from the Lviv region) it was founded in 17 Seymatskaia by an artillery officer.
It is situated north of the town of Lviv, where the railways originated and joined together in a line running through Lviv and into Russia. The entire area was then under the control of the German military during the Second World War.
Lviv Arsenal Tours
Lviv Arsenal tours are some of the most important destinations for Lviv tours as it houses one of the most significant collections of firearms in the world. The City Arsenal is also the oldest of all three historical arsenal buildings in Lviv, Ukraine, dating back to the 16th century.
The other two are the Hmelnitskaia and Snezhanka Arsenal. It’s a two-storey building with an octagonal tower at the rear. Its three rooms including the command room and a quarterstaff Barracks contain the major archive collections of the city and are visited by many tourists. The Lviv High Castle and Lychakiv Cemetery are great tourist attractions to visit in Lviv.
The Lviv Arsenal is a reconstruction of the original arsenal location
The Lviv Arsenal Museum offers a complete reconstruction of the main sections of the arsenal, providing a visual tour of how the sections were built up and how they were disassembled after the war and put back together again to form the sections you see today.
The Lviv Museum also offers a self-guided tour of the entire arsenal and this includes the section of the Royalillery Battery, the section on the western side of town (Lviv-Koriv etc), the section on the eastern side of the town (Lviv-astsala etc) and the torture chamber museums in Lviv.
Other interesting sections include the General Staff Museum (exclusively for officers and an additional day of learning) and the Museum of the Settlement of Lviv (exclusively for collectors). For those interested in photography, the Lviv Museum of Photography offers photography courses in Lviv.
Lviv Arsenal Tours Provided by English-speaking Tour Guide
Lviv is an attractive holiday destination for all ages. There are many things to do here; it has everything a family or group of friends would want to do while on vacation. If you are looking for a truly authentic holiday experience, then Lviv Arsenal Tours are an excellent choice.
With a professional tour guide, you’ll visit all the fun must see sites and hear all of the entertaining stories about both the modern and ancient evil. This is an English-speaking tour guide in Lviv: 7-day self guided tour, car hire experience & more.
The tours are informative and entertaining, providing information about the history of the city, the culture, and most importantly, the food.
Lviv pronounced “Lviv”, is an extremely beautiful part of Western Ukraine. It is a vibrant city with lots of contrasting architectural styles and landscapes. When you choose a guided tour to Lviv, you’ll be taken from the airport to the main shopping area, from where you can explore the numerous art galleries and boutiques.
Art galleries like Hmelnitskaia & Pyitraksha (H Melnitskaia) are among the best museums in Lviv, offering a comprehensive collection of original paintings and sculptures, as well as some rare collectibles. These are just two of the numerous stunning museums that can be found in Lviv, which is why it is an excellent choice if you are interested in art or culture.
As mentioned before, any Lviv tour includes a free tasting of the authentic Lviv wine. Your guide will organize a tasting trip, choosing a specific variety from various wineries and offering the tasting tickets for your benefit. The private tour guides in Lviv are great for their helpful advice and knowledgeable opinions, which make any vacation much more enjoyable. A good Lviv Arsenal Tours guide will also make sure that you visit all of the important historical sites and monuments during your tour.
Lviv Arsenal Tour Facts
- Lviv Arsenal
- Tour guide
- historic site
- museums in Lviv
- military and war museums in Ukraine
- oldest of three historic arsenal buildings in Lviv
- rectangular two-story structure
- miniature octagonal tower on the north side
- opened: 1706
Pidvalna St, 5, Lviv, L’vivs’ka oblast, 79000
Hours of Operation
Mon: 10am – 5:30pm
Tues: 10am – 5:30pm
Thurs: 10am – 5:30pm
Fri: 10am – 5:30pm
Sat: 10am – 5:30pm
Sun: 10am – 5:30pm
Historically Important People and Events Related to Lviv Arsenal
- Royal Arsenal
- Sieniawski Arsenal
- miniature octagonal tower
- torture chamber
- Great Northern War
- armory museum