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Memorial of the Victims of Communism and of the Resistance

Str. Corneliu Coposu No. 4, Sighetu Marmatiei 435500, Romania
+40 262 316 848
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A sad remember of a communist prison. The museum also has descriptions in different foring languages

Reviewed yesterday
Alexandru R
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Amazingly comprehensive memorial/museum

With all due respect to the locals of Sighetu Marmatiei, this is not place I would have expected to... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Steve H
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London, United Kingdom
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Str. Corneliu Coposu No. 4, Sighetu Marmatiei 435500, Romania
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

A sad remember of a communist prison. The museum also has descriptions in different foring languages

Thank Alexandru R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

With all due respect to the locals of Sighetu Marmatiei, this is not place I would have expected to have such an excellent museum/memorial. Indeed, I suspect the majority of tourist visitors to the town are merely passing through on the way to somewhere else...More

1  Thank Steve H
Reviewed 9 October 2017

It was an overwhelming experience. Eversince I started reading books about the awful experiences some people had in communist prisons (Sighet, Pitesti, Targu Ocna, Gherla and so on), I wanted to visit this former prison turned into a memorial. It took us almost 3 hours...More

Thank EugenC
Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

very well organized, impressive especially for those passionate about history. very well done. It may take a whole day or maybe longer to browse and read all the information.

Thank Cosmin M
Reviewed 21 August 2017

This museum in the prison used to detain dissidents against communism in Romania is a must see. We don't often think about the people who were fighting against communism behind the scenes, and were often imprisoned for it. Very emotional place to visit.

Thank Kristine D
Reviewed 20 August 2017

Is a prison of the comunism time. You can understant the life in this years and the social movements and all the situation. It hasn't spanish guide, it was a drawback for me

Thank joviatjant
Reviewed 17 August 2017

It's the main attraction of the city. A dark part of history, impressive and emotional even if you haven't been affected by communism. Very emotional the audio presentation by Ana Blandiana in Romanian language at the entry of the museum. A lot of information and...More

Thank Bogdan R
Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

Visiting the place is a must. The information comprised inside the Memorial is fascinating (comprises all the information related to historical facts about Romania - starting from WW II up to Communism, also explaining and reflecting the pain and agony of the ones killed in...More

Thank Ruxandritza
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

Summarized history lesson with a complete depiction of Romanian prisons, has video or audio recordings or text on walls in some cells or chambers.

Thank Andrei-Cristian P
Reviewed 22 July 2017

This museum is an old prison for political prisoners. It is more or less a museum for visitors that speak Romanian. For others it is just interesting to see the building and nothing else.

Thank Soccca
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