The historical memorial museum of Stepan Bandera is dedicated to the person, whose name the national liberty movement of 1940's-50's for construction and establishment of the state of Ukraine was called.
Stepan Bandera (1909-1959) is the Regional Guide of the Organization of Ukrainian Nationalists (OUN) in Western Ukraine in 1932-1934;
the Guide of the OUN Revolutionary Movement in 1940-41; the man who organized marching groups in Ukraine and preparation of the Act dated June 30, 1941 and OUN Foreign Units (FU) in 1945; the author of ideological and program articles on Ukrainian nationalism.
The museum was opened on December 30, 2000. Before that day, the museum was located in the spared room of the priest's residence,
where the family of Bandera lived from 1906 till 1933.
The exposition of the museum represents the state construction processes of the beginning of the 20th century,
it shows the environment where Stepan Bandera was brought-up, the personality of the OUN Guide, his life and revolutionary activity too.
In the exposition, you can see unique materials, among which there are things that belonged to Andriy Bandera's family:
the blue-yellow banner;
found in the destroyed priest's residence;
antique icons and cult church plate;
authentic documents of the period representing the activity of OUN, the Ukrainian Rebel Army;
certificates and documents on the name of Stefan Popel, which Stepan Bandera used during the last years in Europe;
household goods that belonged to his family;
you can see the collection of the 20th century's Ukrainian money bills too, etc.
Another hall is being prepared, where the Ukrainian priest's everyday life at the beginning of the 20th century will be presented.
Besides, on the territory of the museum you can see the granite plate on the place where the first two monuments to Stepan Bandera stood (they were destroyed by the unknown), a well and a cellar.
09:00-18:00, lunch time 13:00-14:00
Saturday — by arrangement.
Adults — 40 UAH.
Students, children — 20 UAH.
80 UAH per group (15 persons).
S. Bandera St. 48