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KGB Cells Museum, Tartu

Categories: Specialty Museums, Museums
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3/5 based on 40+ reviews on the web
Tour KGB Cells Museum, the former headquarters of the infamous secret police. Told through stories, photographs, objects from labor camps, and sound recordings, the museum shares historical information on the communist regime that occupied the country for 47 years. Enter prison cells where inmates were kept and see various items used for persuasion during interrogations. Descend to the basement to get a glimpse of hair-raising exhibits that showcase what the inmates were often subjected to. Call in advance if you wish to reserve a guided tour. Plan your visit to KGB Cells Museum and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Tartu itinerary maker.
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  • One of the key points in Tartu. However, if you are visiting the Baltics, you will find KGB's Museums everywhere. Not sure which one is the best (maybe Vilnius). The site is well hidden, but if you us...  read more »
  • This chilling museum is situated in the basement of the old KGB HQ in a nondescript grey building on Pepleri St. Although small, I learnt a lot about how Estonians suffered under the Soviet regime. Th...  read more »
  • The museum is quite small and very little of the texts are in English but the exhibitions are displayed very well. I also found the museum a little hard to find and its location on Google Maps is wron...  read more »
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