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Muuseum KGB kongid, Tartu

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Tour Muuseum KGB kongid, 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 Muuseum KGB kongid and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Tartu itinerary maker.
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  • KGB museum is the one to visit to experience occupational periods of Estonia starting from 1940. A lot of exhibits. Nice guides.  more »
  • Difficult to find (tip: its in the basement). Plenty of information in English, paints a clear story. Pity that it doesn't say more about the fall of the USSR and how the KGB left. Could do without th...  more »
  • Really interesting overview of a very important part of Estonian history. Exhibits are really informative.  more »
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  • Small museum, but very informative. Small gifts from relatives to the prisoners, cell with beds, Russian speaking "doll" officer. Hidden from the first sight.
  • Very interesting exhibition, absolutely worth to visit!
  • Small and touching museum, it is worth a visit
  • The place is creepy but it worth the visit
  • Small cheap round took Finnish language guide notes (approx. 30 minutes)
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