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Memorial of the Victims of Communism and of the Resistance

Str. Corneliu Coposu No. 4, Sighetu Marmatiei 435500, Romania
+40 262 316 848
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A must-do in the area

The museum is really worth visiting and very well prepared with a lot of information and brouchers... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Konopas
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Warsaw, Poland
Mandatory visit if you are in the area

A very well documented resume on how the communism destroyed Romania, on the stupidity, cruelty and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Sorin B
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Str. Corneliu Coposu No. 4, Sighetu Marmatiei 435500, Romania
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+40 262 316 848
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The museum is really worth visiting and very well prepared with a lot of information and brouchers in different languages, which helps understand the exhibition properly.

Thank Konopas
Reviewed 1 week ago

A very well documented resume on how the communism destroyed Romania, on the stupidity, cruelty and lack of human values of the communist leaders (most of them Russian agents). I would make it mandatory study in schools all over the world, not only in Romania...More

Thank Sorin B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Located in an old penitentiary, infamous for the destruction of the Romanian elites by the communist regime, the memorial tells the story (mostly in Romanian) of any totalitarian system. It is an overwhelming experience that should be a must for the younger generations! Tip: try...More

Thank ovidiu m
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very well documented museum. A must-visit if you reach Sighetu Marmatiei destination. Well restored and containing many details about communism victims from Romania.

Thank Sabina P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Wery touching,really felt the pain and sorrow of thouse who where incarcerated there. Wery detailed information about the victims,good for history lessons.

Thank tundeciuf
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Huge place which was a prison housing 250 poor souls... each cell has an exhibit and you can spend a whole day there...

Thank GadiZooks
Reviewed May 3, 2017

You cannot express using words the feeling you get while visiting this place. The horrors people suffered in the communist prisons can be described. Cold shivers and emotions will overwhelm you after the very first steps.All communists around the world should be brought here for...More

Thank Predescu N
Reviewed May 2, 2017

Not knowing very much about Romania and the period under communist rule, this museum provides an excellent overview of what happened in Romania during those years. It is very well done and you learn the impact the rule had on various types of people. Definitely...More

Thank Ching N
Reviewed May 1, 2017 via mobile

This museum is the first thing to do in Sighetu Marmației. It's a very interesting place, a former prison in wich, the comunist regim held political prisoners. Each room holds a different story. If you like history you will love this place. Not to miss.

Thank Cosmin P
Reviewed April 24, 2017 via mobile

There is an audio intro in English. And one of the videos on the bottom floor has English subtitles. A woman gave me a booklet of English summaries of the Romanian info in each of the cells. But it's frustrating that the cells' particulars are...More

Thank genibre69
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