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Interesting collection

The exhibition shows art objects which have been confiscated by the Belarussian customs. In June... read more

Reviewed June 17, 2014
ASL_18
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Munich, Germany
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this museum displays many objects showing the rescued art trasures, but it also hosts regularly... read more

Reviewed February 16, 2014
Yogi_Brest_Belarus
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Brest, Belarus
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Sep 4, 2018
“Can be improved”
Jan 17, 2017
“We seduced to the name of the museum”
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Reviewed September 4, 2018

I knew what this museum was about (religious artifacts that were confiscated), so I was not disappointed on that. However, I expected more information about the customs control (there is a small room at the entrance), and the history behind the objects that were taken....More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Ana_L_23
Reviewed January 17, 2017

The name is very tempting, but the content of the museum does not cause delight. The museum displays pieces of art confiscated by Brest customs officers while trying to illegally export them abroad. really nothing special, but in Belarus there's only one museum with such...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Katya M
Reviewed July 7, 2016 via mobile

The museum can use some English signage. Not too much is in display but it's worth checking out door an hour wondering how the heck smugglers even attempted to move some of those items.

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank thelonious22
Reviewed June 23, 2015

a bit of a disappointment tbh, a pot pourri of stuff - paintings,stuffed animals, pottery - on display but it won't take too long to get around

Date of experience: June 2015
Thank kuepper
Reviewed September 29, 2014

The only museum by the Brest Fortress complex open on a Monday. Its interesting to see these old houses which are well-preserved but variety is limited and my interest span only lasted a short time.

Date of experience: September 2014
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Reviewed June 25, 2014

This small museum is interesting, but signed only in Belarusian and contains mostly icons. Visit needs only 15 minutes.

Date of experience: June 2014
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Reviewed June 17, 2014

The exhibition shows art objects which have been confiscated by the Belarussian customs. In June 2014 the exhibition showed mainly orthodox icons and other ecclesiastical objects. Unfortunately 50 % of the exhibition where closed due to rearrangements and the descriptions are only in Belarus. The...More

Date of experience: June 2014
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Reviewed February 16, 2014

this museum displays many objects showing the rescued art trasures, but it also hosts regularly various exhibitions. This time it was about Old Brest.

Date of experience: December 2013
Thank Yogi_Brest_Belarus
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