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Red Terror Martyrs Memorial Museum

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Address: Bole Road, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Phone Number: +251- 11-5156197
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Well organised and I like the guide who told us the story behind. The museum is located in a very convenient area, next to Meskel square.

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 25, 2015
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

interesting little museum and its free, gives you a better insight on what went on with some graphic images.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

Well organised and I like the guide who told us the story behind. The museum is located in a very convenient area, next to Meskel square.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

If you want to understand something of the recent history of Ethiopia, then don't miss this museum. The guide was one of those tortured during the communist reign of terror and is able to answer most of your questions. Entry is free, but do give a donation as there is no state funding.

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Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

It is a small museum, in a nicely built structure. I have passed through it so many time but never made it inside. I went there a couple of month ago, and it had an excellent experience. It is free to go and there is a guide if one wants one. What is so interesting in a small space, the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

This small museum tells the untold story of Derge government in Ethiopia. I recently took a friend of mine and he was very surprised that this actually happened in Ethiopia. Some people doesn't even know Ethiopia has been once a communist country. The museum gives an incite to that.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Gave an understanding of the country and history which was very helpful for our visit to Ethiopia. Highly recpmmended

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015 via mobile

It says all about the dark days of Ethiopia during the time of Marxist and the guide is the surviver of the dark days. The museum is free of charge but you are expected to donate.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

A very interesting museum and memorial as to what has happened in Ethiopia in the last 40 years! The guide was excellent and recalled his personal memories of his involvement during the time. Expect a very sad and sobering history of Ethiopia, however, a must see!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

well organized, good guide and very interesting, albeit sad, part of Ethiopian history. I like the reconciliatory attitude of the survivors.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

Interesting, well-organised memorial on the dark years of the marxist dictatorship in Ethiopia (1974-1992).

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