To present in objective and comprehensive way the history of the greatest military conflict of the twentieth century with the help of the museum collection.
To show the scale and the consequences of this catastrophe for Ukraine in the global context through the fate of its participants, witnesses and victims.
To reveal the historical realities about the sacrifice and heroism of the Ukrainian people in the struggle against Nazism in all contradictory dimensions and manifestations.
To help visitors to understand the origins of tragedies that lead to wars, to show the ways how to prevent them and to understand the lessons of the past for humanity.
To recover from the oblivion the names of fallen soldiers and civilians killed during the war.
To recover the historical memory of the Ukrainian society about the events of the Second World War.
To promote the education of patriotic and conscious citizens of Ukraine.