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Museum in Kursk

Young Defenders of the Motherland Museum

This small museum tells the tragic stories of the children and teenagers who fought against fascism during the ferocious battles of WWII. There's a photo of the youngest soldier, who was just six years old, along wi…
Monument in Kursk

Victory Memorial

Kursk's 'Arc de Triomphe' dominates the northern entrance to the city. The soaring arch is surrounded by military paraphernalia including tanks and heavy artillery from WWII; there's also an eternal flame and a memo…
Museum in Kursk

Regional Museum

Kursk's small regional museum houses exhibits on the area’s natural, artistic and archaeological history, but its focus on wartime Kursk is what draws most visitors.