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Museum of International Propaganda

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If you were an adult before the Berlin Wall came down - you must check this out!

I went with my 22 year old daughter, and she probably got tired of me saying "I remember that... read more

Reviewed April 22, 2018
Richmond, California
A gem... small, bright, amazing

A small museum in a somewhat difficult spot to get to (especially without a car)... but worth the... read more

Reviewed January 15, 2018
New York City
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1000 5th Ave, San Rafael, CA 94901-6104
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Reviewed April 22, 2018

I went with my 22 year old daughter, and she probably got tired of me saying "I remember that!" Ok, I'm not old enough for all the Nazi propaganda, but the Chinese, Soviet, Cuban, & Iranian stuff was familiar enough. And the placards at each...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed January 15, 2018

A small museum in a somewhat difficult spot to get to (especially without a car)... but worth the trip. An impartial museum with mind-boggling displays. They define propaganda and display it from left, right, and center Posters, history, (soon to be displayed, I hear, propaganda...More

Date of experience: January 2018
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Reviewed January 3, 2018

This little museum is a recent (~2015) addition to San Rafael, and it's awesome. Run by a married couple who've traveled extensively, the MoIP is primarily a collection of things they have acquired or photographed from around the world. There is fascist propaganda and the...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed August 4, 2017

This is a great experience for all ages. There is so much to learn and you can see how propaganda is constantly with us. It really is free and there are additional talks and gatherings offered as well.

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank STMarin
Reviewed April 23, 2017

This little museum houses a wonderful collection of posters, photos and other objects that were used to sway, impress, condemn and inspire people. The only political "bias" I perceived was that the theme is anti-totalitarian, But, then, propaganda has mostly been a tool of totalitarian...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank YayoNorCal
Reviewed March 21, 2017

The perfect place to help understand what our current President is doing to the United States. It clearly demonstrates how DT has all of the illustrious qualities of great past leaders like Stalin, Hitler, Mao, Pol Pot and others!

Date of experience: May 2016
6  Thank jmtoback
Reviewed February 17, 2017

If you are in San Rafael, and want an anti-propaganda, anti-Communist, and anti-Fascist experience, it is great. School groups should attend. The couple who runs it saved their money and souvenirs, and it is a labor of love. It is free, but they accept donations....More

Date of experience: February 2017
2  Thank SeeTheWorld4Peace
Reviewed February 12, 2017

20th Century propaganda is covered in depth at this hobby museum run by one couple and volunteers. They collected posters, books, sculptures, toys and signs from many countries, and their definitions posted along the walls are informative. Well worth a visit!

Date of experience: January 2017
1  Thank minimuffinlover
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