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Museo Storico della Liberazione

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This is a MUST if you are interested in WWii. My Dad and Father inlaw both service in WWii, my... read more

Reviewed 25 August 2018
Mary A
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Off the beaten track but worth it

An anonymous three Storey building bears witness to the awful deeds of the SS.Whilst the... read more

Reviewed 16 May 2018
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Il Museo storico della Liberazione è stato allestito nei locali dell’edificio che, nei mesi dell’occupazione nazista di Roma (11 settembre 1943 – 4 giugno 1944), venne utilizzato come carcere dal Comando della Polizia di sicurezza.
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Reviewed 25 August 2018

This is a MUST if you are interested in WWii. My Dad and Father inlaw both service in WWii, my father inlaw spoke Italian and was a guard at a POW camp in Italy. The aweful treatment of the Italians by the SS, was on...More

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Museo Storico d, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at Museo Storico della Liberazione, responded to this reviewResponded 27 August 2018

Thanks for the visit and your kind review.

Reviewed 2 June 2018

It makes you realize what war does to people and societies. Rome is not just the beautiful, impressive, historical buildings - but people who had to go through hell to survive. The audio commentary is very interesting (and detailed) but the exhibits (mostly photos) are...More

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Museo Storico d, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at Museo Storico della Liberazione, responded to this reviewResponded 20 June 2018

Thank you for your visit and your kind review.

Reviewed 22 May 2018

We had no problem finding this museum but arrived furingcthe lunchtime closure which I don't believe was mentioned on their website. We only had to wait 30 minutes so it wasn't too bad. We were greeted by a gentleman in uniform who spoke little English...More

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Museo Storico d, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at Museo Storico della Liberazione, responded to this reviewResponded 20 June 2018

Thank you for your visit and your kind review. The opening times are available on our web site. We take notice of your complaines, but as we are updating the museum's exhibitions, some of the features might not be available at all times.

Reviewed 16 May 2018

An anonymous three Storey building bears witness to the awful deeds of the SS.Whilst the descriptions are in Italian there is an adequate audio tour.The solitary confinement rooms with their scrawled messages are most emotive.The entrance is freefree butbut you are persuadedpersuaded to dondonadonatdonate.

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Museo Storico d, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at Museo Storico della Liberazione, responded to this reviewResponded 20 June 2018

Thank you for your visit and your kind review.

Reviewed 13 April 2018

On an apartment building on a quiet street near St. John Lateran is a small, self-guiding museum made up of three stories of apartments used by the S.S. for interrogation, torture and imprisonment of Italians during the German occupation of Rome (i.e., from the Italian...More

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Museo Storico d, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at Museo Storico della Liberazione, responded to this reviewResponded 20 June 2018

Thanks for your visit and your kind review.

Reviewed 20 January 2018

This attraction is not well publicised at all and was difficult to find but it was worth the effort taken to get there. It is run entirely by volunteers and gives the visitor an audiotape tour in English,French, German or Spanish which you listen to...More

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Reviewed 23 August 2017

It beggars belief that the museum would be closed for an entire month during the busiest time of the tourist season. Unfortunately, that would seem to be the case (for the entirety of August).

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Reviewed 18 August 2017

I was in Rome with my student group and because the last day there was 'a day-off', I headed to visit this interesting, free museum. It was easy to find when you arrive by metro, just few blocks away and there are also signs showing...More

1  Thank tayaaw
Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

This an interesting museum if you want to know a bit about the Nazi occupation. It is sobering to think of the people who were incarcerated here. The museum is free with audio guide in English but they do ask for a donation. A bit...More

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Reviewed 4 May 2017

This museum is in Via Tasso 145, metro line A station Manzoni. Opening hours Tuesday- Friday 15.30-19.30 Sat 9.30-12.30. During the period 1943-44 these 3 appartements where occupied by the Nazi. The chief was ten.col. Hebert Kappler, used as a prison and torture rooms many...More

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It is certainly open on Saturday 9:30am to noon when I visited last week
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I stayed for two hours and in places such as the isolation cell I spent more time reading the graffitti which moved me to tears, Unfortunately there is no English translation of the graffitti and it helped that I am a fluent... More
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There is a free audio tape in English which is very good and informative.
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