Museum of Occupations, Tallinn

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Museum of Occupations documents the country's tragic suffering and amazing resilience through a world war and five decades of communist rule. Visit the museum, dedicated to Estonia's unfortunate experiences between 1940 and 1991, and you'll see how the country ultimately survived its conquests by both the Nazis and the Soviets. Explore the numerous displays and exhibits memorializing the experience of the people of Estonia during those dark times. You'll find stark reminders of the repressive methods used by both Nazi Germany and the Soviet Union to subdue Estonia and its residents. Don't miss the exhibits dealing with Estonia's independence from the USSR and little-known issues with the Russian Army afterward. Use our Tallinn trip maker website to arrange your visit to Museum of Occupations and other attractions in Tallinn.
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  • What a pity it is closed until in may 2018. So it is pulled over the kgb Museum in l hotel viru
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  • The infamous place for moral reasons, but whom it may seem intresnym. For those who don't know history, it might seem that it is a museum. But actually this is a regular paragraph anti-Russian and antisovetstkoj propaganda. But I must commend the odat, exhibits might seem interesting as nostalgic at the older and young people who can see items from the life of their fathers and grandfathers.
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  • Loved this museum. It is high-quality, with lots of information in English. I felt like I understood the Soviet occupation of this country, and others, in a while new way. Fascinating.  more »
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  • Worth a visit if you have any interest in the history of Tallinn. Thoughtfully presented without prejudice - probably only an hour needed, if you're the kind of person who will watch all video exhibits, allow a couple.
  • Maybe the content is good but sit down in a museum watching videos for 3 hours is not my idea of museum. The videos are optional, they have some old interesting items and documents tho. The most interesting part was the gypsies history of Miranda ( not a video )
  • Could be interesting but the videos are way too long (30 min each) and very few written explanations
  • Very nice! Good location for events as well.
  • Good but without audio guide would be a bit basic. Very informative.

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