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KGB Museum

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Attention !!! Tours are NOT CONDUCTED for one person. The minimum number of people in group two. KGB for many years have been of the most powerful and famous secret service in the world. The KGB museum was founded by the organization Chernyy dozhd...more
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Vlashska 591/13, Prague 118 00, Czech Republic
Praha 1 (City Center)
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This place was a bit crazy but in a great way. The guide was so passionate and it was really interesting. I particularly enjoyed that you could try on the hats and take some great photos.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Helen C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Before you go to the KGB museum its best to find out what time is best as the museum guide does 2 different language tours, English and Russian. Our tour guide was the most entertaining guide i have ever had, goes out of his way...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank leehH9768AA
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great museum. Very interesting facts through the tour which lasted about 90 minutes. The guy who runs the museum is very intelligent and is a great character. No more than 20 people at a time. It is great value for money and I would highly...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Fordy2001
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went there two years ago and really enjoyed the visit. You get to handle a lot of the the artifacts on display.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Simon M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Having visited numerous museums already we were surprised to find this was an entertaining and highly informative experience. A cross between a lecture, one man theatre show and a room full of amazing curios. Tour guide was so passionate and took the room on the...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank NicoleMF1971
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

When I first entered the small museum off the side streets of Prague I thought I’d only find a few quick minutes of mild interest. However my tour guide made it one of the most entwining and ingesting hours of my life. A truly charismatic...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Jashbee16
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I have to say we did not know what to expect from this visit. It did not look like a traditional museum but was a sort of cosy largishroom with artifacts and war time mementos depicting great tribulations and russian war intelligence. Quite interesting if...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank alexpele1
Reviewed December 12, 2018

We went to visit the museum at 11am on a Tuesday and we waited for 30 minutes and no one showed up. We were not the only people waiting. The sign on the door said this was also the opening hours, as did the website,...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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MuseumKGBinPrague, Front Office Manager at KGB Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

It was a misunderstanding or gross lie. The Museum is open and invites everyone open your mind.

Reviewed November 28, 2018

Fantastic presentation from Andrei; he made it more worthwhile. Fascinating collection of artifacts from the KGB and previous organisations (VChK, GPU etc) - got to hold the PPSh-41 and AK-74 (1994 model), try on a hat (furazhka?). If you don't like history then not for...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank L3V15C
Reviewed November 23, 2018

So, we were warned by the locals that this was nothing more than a collection of flea market items. But we went anyway. I lost interest when the "guide" started explaining how to use an E-tool to kill someone. No one uses and E-tool for...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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MuseumKGBinPrague, Front Office Manager at KGB Museum, responded to this reviewResponded December 4, 2018

A few questions for you. Why the locals warn only you? You warn the locals always or only before visiting museums? Locals looked like? Where you saw them or you only heard the voices of local people? When was the last time you visited a...More

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matthoney5
July 18, 2017|
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Response from Lilian_Ratto | Reviewed this property |
He is a really intelligent man, with a great knowledge about his business, funny and passionate about his work!!! He great fun when he presents his museum to the visitors!!
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lynn t
March 22, 2016|
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Response from Alex K | Reviewed this property |
Like 250-350. I forgot. But don't go. It is a terrible museum. Trust me.
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PeterDane
February 15, 2016|
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Response from Dada E |
The guide is the owner, and yes, he is English speaking. Tours start when people arrive :) if you are there early the tour starts with you, if there is already a group you can join. On Monday is closed, visiting hours: 9:00... More
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