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Patarei Sea Fortress Prison - CLOSED
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We visited the prison not knowing what to expect, as we knew the attached museum was... read more

Reviewed 29 October 2022
K6141ATjuliec
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Kent, United Kingdom
via mobile
Very detailed and haunting old prison

Happened upon this place by chance and it was really great. The place is quite huge (and chilly... read more

Reviewed 26 June 2020
ET8
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Canberra, Australia
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Reviewed 26 June 2020

Happened upon this place by chance and it was really great. The place is quite huge (and chilly even in summer) with all information in Estonian and English. You could easily spend 2 hours reading everything. Well worth a visit, can’t actually believe this isn’t a bigger tourist attraction!
€8 for adults and €5 for students with deals for families.
Open 10am - 6pm Wednesday - Sunday through until 20th September.

Date of experience: June 2020
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Reviewed 29 May 2019 via mobile

A part of the prison had been reopened with an exposition about communism and the horrors that went on in the prison. It's a very intriguing exposition that can keep you occupied for a few hours. And the prison itself definitely gave me the chills.

Date of experience: May 2019
1  Thank sp0rtl1fe
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Reviewed 24 May 2019

We came across this museum by chance. This gives a very detailed explanation of what the Estonian people suffered under Soviet Union. There are many stories from inmates - quite shocking. I would suggest to visit KGB prison first in old town then visit here. It is important that the world knows how the Estonian people suffered

Date of experience: May 2019
2  Thank 123Margaret4711
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Reviewed 23 July 2018

Walk north of town through a neighborhood with some interesting buildings to this historical but closed site on the water's edge. You can walk around it and imagine the horrors of the past. It was used up to 1991 as a prison and place of torture. You can walk over from the seaplane harbor.

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Lynne S
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Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

Unfortunately it's closed. The chances it will be open again seems to be very small. But it's a important piece of history that can't be vanished

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Jinzan
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