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KGB Museum (Genocido Auku Muziejus)

Auku g. 2A, Vilnius 01113, Lithuania
+370 5 249 6264
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Small Group Tour of Soviet Stories in Vilnius Including Food Tasting and Beer
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Auku g. 2A, Vilnius 01113, Lithuania
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Reviewed yesterday

Situated in the old KGB building, this museum tells the sad story of the numerous oppression and killing of the Lithuanian population over the last century. Nothing is held back- the photographs and film footage are harrowing, moving and informative. There is excellent literature and...More

Thank Bruce H
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The history makes this a must see. The displays have plenty of English and provide a good understanding of the Soviet repression and the partisan resistance. The KGB prison and execution room in the basement are stark reminders of the suffering inflicted by the Soviet...More

Thank gpotvin
Reviewed 3 days ago

It's known that Lithuania is under the ruling of Soviet Union before the fall of communism in 1990. You should not miss "The Museum of Genocide Victims" in Vilnius if you are interested in this history. The museum is located in the former KGB building,...More

Thank crazysoccer
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This is a fascinating museum remembering some of the darkest days in European history. Although the curation is very emotive and personal (perhaps even biased & dramatic) it reflects the experiences of Lithuanian people very clearly. The visit will be very emotionally challenging.

Thank Elisabeth C
Reviewed 4 days ago

If you came of age during the Cold War like me this museum is a must see. The museum is based in the old KGB headquarters in Vilnius. It doccuments the history of Lithuania and the hardships and resistance of its citizens during the 20th...More

Thank Michael D
Reviewed 1 week ago

This museum helps imagine what it was like to be a political prisoner in the USSR. It was quite a shocking experience for many people in our tour group. Not for small kids!

Thank aperel
Reviewed 1 week ago

Victims of KGB Russian secret police and Nazis before them and how they were tortured and killed shown in graphic exhibits with lots of photographs and personal effects.

Thank zogmeister
Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent and completely harrowing museum that tells the story of the Soviet era in Lithuania. This is not an easy experience but the positive is that it shows what this country has achieved in the last 26 years and how important that is. It shows...More

1  Thank ZanX
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

So touching and heart-breaking, it shows how LT people are proud of themselves and how mankind can be cruel

Thank Emanuele C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Set in the former Soviet KGB (Secret Police) headquarters, you will see the many cells in the basement, including solitary confinement and a torture room. (Consists of a room with a deep floor and small stand in the middle: the floor is filled with icy...More

Thank Film G
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Corporatesaint
16 July 2017|
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Response from Art P | Reviewed this property |
I don't know but it's walking distance from Cathedral Square.
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Yulian K
3 May 2017|
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Response from CandM04211 | Reviewed this property |
Yes there is and they insist you use it, my visit was a bit rushed. But loads of sad stories cover the walls of the rooms Christabelle x
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