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Stiftelsen Arkivet - Gestapos Hovedkvarter

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Address: Vesterveien 4, Kristiansand 4613, Norway
Phone Number: +47 38 10 74 00
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Description: The only authentic WWII Gestapo Headquarters. Houses the Institute for...
The only authentic WWII Gestapo Headquarters. Houses the Institute for Dialogue and Conflict Resolution and the Centre for Humanitarian Organisations.
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Small, simply museum, but quite interesting

This place is a 10 minute walk from the centre. During the war the building was used as Gestapo headquarters; people were tortured in the basement. The museum tells the story of... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed August 24, 2013
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2013

This place is a 10 minute walk from the centre. During the war the building was used as Gestapo headquarters; people were tortured in the basement. The museum tells the story of the perpetrators, victims, collaborators and resistance. I found it a interesting insight into Norway during the war, the good and bad behaviour by both sides. The museum is... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2012

We have been to Kristiansand several times to visit family. This was our first visit to this museum, and I must say, for a small town, this is very impressive. Essentially, this is a museum dedicated to the spirit of the Norwegian people who were under the occupation and oppression of Hitler's forces during World War II. I had long... More 

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