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KGB Museum (Genocido Auku Muziejus)

Auku g. 2A, Vilnius 01113, Lithuania
+370 5 249 6264
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Auku g. 2A, Vilnius 01113, Lithuania
+370 5 249 6264
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I've been to quite a few of these types of museums, this one is ok. Entry is reasonably priced at €4 each.

Thank Nick-n-gary
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The atmosphere of this prison museum is indescribable. I have never felt more affected by the feeling inside a building. We went straight down into the basement, with audio guides, which were well worth the extra charge. The cells and rooms are stark, dingy and...More

Thank LewisRipley
Reviewed 3 days ago

Like the other Baltic capitals, Vilnius has its own occupation museum devoted to the Lithuanian side of the story. It shares similar concepts of the other two sister countries, though this museum is very detailed. Included in your price is admission to the basement and...More

Thank Ryjones
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

What an eye opening experience to tour. I will never forget the tour of this facility and what man is capable of inflicting on other members of the human race.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Should be required visit for all those Northeuropean school kids that are taught lots about Nazi atrocities but know almost nothing about the Soviet equivalents. Our excellent guide told us in a low key about her family's experiences.... A terrible place where the screams of...More

Thank kattullus
Reviewed 1 week ago

The main floor was descriptions of the evolvement of the political powers that controlled Lithuania - with memorbilia but more reading than anything else. The basement had the prison cells, solitary confinement, processing rooms etc and was pretty interesting if not a little disturbing for...More

Thank Cindy B
Reviewed 1 week ago

This musuem pulls no punches in providing a history of how during the nazi and soviet era's the Lithuanian people attempted to resist both occupations and the price they paid for that resistance. The KGB prison located in the basement of the museum provides a...More

Thank andrew r
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fantastic value for money. An exhibition about the history of Lithuania and this building with regards to the Nazis and the Soviet occupation. Very informative. Information is in Lithuanian and English. Audio tours available, in hindsight this is a good option as there is a...More

Thank JontySquirrel
Reviewed 1 week ago

oh dear this was a chilling and desperately sad experience of what this country has been through - and went through until !991. Appalling but glad we saw it as it made us realise how fantastically lucky we are to have been born on our...More

1  Thank Penny G
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have been to some gruesome Genocide memorials in the past which includes Auschwitz, Killing Fields & Tuol Sleng museum in Cambodia & Genocide memorial in Rwanda, In terms of degree of shock a genocide museum leaves you under ... this one does not really...More

Thank Shibac701
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16 September 2017|
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Response from rtg | Reviewed this property |
We walked from the KGB museum to what I would call the centre of the city (decent shops, restaurants) in about 10 minutes. Another 10 minutes to the touristy areas.
16 July 2017|
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Response from Art P | Reviewed this property |
I don't know but it's walking distance from Cathedral Square.
Yulian K
2 May 2017|
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Response from CandM04211 | Reviewed this property |
Yes there is and they insist you use it, my visit was a bit rushed. But loads of sad stories cover the walls of the rooms Christabelle x