KarLag / Museum of Political Repression Victims’ Memory of the Dolinka Settlement, Karaganda

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Tour the site of the most famous labor camp in the territory of modern-day Kazakhstan at KarLag / Museum of Political Repression Victims’ Memory of the Dolinka Settlement, now a memorial complex spanning 167 sq km (64 sq mi) in the Karaganda region. See restored rooms and laboratories that were run by Volga German detainees, and learn about the everyday activities of prisoners, including a KarLag ballet troupe. You will understand how the economy and coal mine industry of this camp fit into the larger scheme of Soviet labor camps and the development of rural areas. Hear stories from female prisoners and examine the personal belongings of ex-detainees. Set in a modern neo-classical building divided into three sections, the museum features a special exhibition about the camp in wartime. See KarLag / Museum of Political Repression Victims’ Memory of the Dolinka Settlement and all Karaganda has to offer by arranging your trip with our Karaganda trip builder website .
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  • Of all the museums of Kazakhstan the most worthy and recommended to visit. Visit this place, will not leave you indifferent. You can go with your children, for children under, hard. Excursion time goes for about two hours and you're on your feet. The guides were competent. Very good knowledge of all the artifacts exhibited in the Museum.
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  • The administration of the labour camp (GOULAG) ha ]d established here a huge forced labour camp manned with displaced personnel. 300km by 200 km . The sinister ambiance still exudes from the wall and ...  more »
  • Interesting to see a particle of history. Children, it is helpful to know how and what was actually in our past. A symbolic price for the ticket. Guides.
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