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KGB Museum (Genocido Auku Muziejus): Tours & Tickets

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Absolutely experience for the lifetime. However, one minus that you need to read a lot. So be aware of that

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Akvile G
Reviewed 5 days ago

This museum was on my to do list for Vilnius and it didn't disappoint. The visuals in the basement really bring home the torture and horror that went on in this building. It is has a very cheap entrance fee and there appears to only...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank SARAH S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Spent an hour on a private guided tour (€15, book in advance). Arunas, our guide, was very informative and knowledgeable. Provided a great insight into a harrowing period of history.

Date of experience: October 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Former Nazi and then KGB headquarters building showing Original spying , communication, interrogation, torture and extermination rooms as well as cells and photos, uniforms and equipment used behind the iron curtain up until 1980's. Sections on prison camps and the horrific life lived under the...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank PIPSAUCER
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A truly emotional experience. Hard to comprehend some of the artefacts and stories on display here. A damming indictment of humanity really. All displays are tastefully and respectfully presented. W well worth the visit, allow about 90 mins. Four euros entry fee.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank trevhammond123
Reviewed 1 week ago

The KGB museum is very educational, and I learned a lot. It is also very harrowing, especially the KGB cells and execution chamber underneath. It is important that we learn and remember though, and I highly recommend visiting.

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Was taken here by my partner- who is Lithuanian, so I could see the suffering they went through at the hands of the soviet regime. Truly a harrowing experience.

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

This place is a testimony to Soviet atrocities committed in Lithuania. It is a must see place, esp. for those younger people who don't know much about Soviet times. The most amazing part is the section that talks about Partisan's resistance to Soviet occupation. The...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank 531alis
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I was initially reluctant to go in here having walked past it a few times and seen all the pictures and names carved outside. I had done my research on the area and this building left me feeling very uncomfortable. However enter inside I did...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank N8664RVhelenm
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place truly helps you appreciate what the country went through and how they persevered. It was very crowded, but definitely worth spending the time to read the documents and displays.

Date of experience: September 2019
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Clare-Lou79
19 December 2018|
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Response from lizandianp | Reviewed this property |
Buy tickets at the door but beware they cclose on Tuesdays and public holidays of which there are many.re are
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Clare-Lou79
19 December 2018|
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Response from christopherhemswell | Reviewed this property |
Hi. Not necessary to pre-book tours. Special rates for senior citizens - a couple of Euros - but you have to ask!. About ten minutes walk from the Cathedral square. Headphones and a running commentary in English is... More
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Katarina P
16 July 2018|
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Response from BluePete | Reviewed this property |
There are a lot of stairs , very narrow in part , I don't think there is a lift , not 100% sure, check website
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