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KGB Museum (Genocido Auku Muziejus)

Auku g. 2A, Vilnius 01113, Lithuania
+370 5 249 6264
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Small Group Tour of Soviet Stories in Vilnius Including Food Tasting and Beer
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Auku g. 2A, Vilnius 01113, Lithuania
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Reviewed yesterday

This is a wonderfully curated museum with a great deal of information. While of course the content is very upsetting and dark, it made me appreciate all the more the bright and modern Baltic countries which have so recently suffered Nazi and Soviet occupation. I...More

Thank bikerb17
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Visited from Scotland. Very distressing content but we felt it was important to see this during our time in the Baltic states to give us an idea of Lithuania's recent history and to give some context to how the country is today. It was really...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago

Excellent review of Russian and Nazi times. The jail is particularly impressive. Skip the video if you are too sensitive.

Thank 16frogprince
Reviewed 4 days ago

It is our history – Lithuanian and Baltic. And part of it is quite recent one which still pains us – it is a history of our parents and grandparents, the stories that we heard from them shown in pictures and reconstructions. For tourists it...More

Thank acorna
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Maybe we're getting too familiar with mass murder/genocide, because this place, whilst well presented, stark and spine-chilling as it is, didn't leave me numb in the way that, for example, Auschwitz did. First the Nazis, then the KGB, used this place to generate fear and...More

Thank seljangolf
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This museum, whilst curated v.well, requires the super informative guided tour by Ryzardus to make it come alive. We had a fantastic time despite seeing and hearing about some harrowing times. I cannot recommend this highly enough.

Thank EndodocLondon
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Definitely worth a bit of a walk out of the old town to go here. The building used to be the headquarters of the Gestapo and then a KGB prison. Ground and first floors have exhibits and lots of information about what happened there but...More

Thank Fiona C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good package of Lithuanian history as well as authentic scenery of KGB headquarters. One of the places to visit in Vilnius.

Thank Stadingubbe
Reviewed 1 week ago

Similar KGB museums are present in many other cities of countries that were under Soviet Union influence, but the one in Vilnius, hosted in the very same building where the KGB offices and prisons used to be, probably gets the price for being one of...More

Thank lamusi
Reviewed 1 week ago

The history is depressing enough, without having to fight your way thru the hordes of tour group members surging thru the narrow hallways. It was almost impossible to view the surroundings without constantly being pushed and pulled thru the crowds. Probably best to come here...More

Thank TravelingWoman001
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Corporatesaint
July 16, 2017|
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Response from Art P | Reviewed this property |
I don't know but it's walking distance from Cathedral Square.
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Yulian K
May 2, 2017|
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Response from CandM04211 | Reviewed this property |
Yes there is and they insist you use it, my visit was a bit rushed. But loads of sad stories cover the walls of the rooms Christabelle x
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