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We visited the KGB museum which was really interesting. Upstairs offered information about Lithuanian history and the Soviet rule during the 50's until the early 90's. Downstairs, you could visit the custody area, exercise yard and execution rooms. This was all open until the early...More
The museum is a stark reminder of state brutality at its worst. The Baltic States have endured terrible persecution by their bigger aggresive neighbours which is portrayed in this interesting museum. The disturbing aspect was only a couple of decades ago that it stopped.
Very good exhibition on the history of ruthless oppression. You can still sense the violent athmosphere here. Prison with excecution chamber is creepy. And most astonishing is that this arbitrary KGB history is not so far in the past.
Having spent the last 25 years working in prisons in UK I considered it necessary to visit the KGB museum. The display about the freedom fighters and underground armed groups was fascinating - and only stopped when the Russians left in 1993! Poignant and sobering....More
Having visited a few Eastern European countries, I try to visit museums of 20th century history to get a clearer idea of what happened. The Gestapo interigation centre in Koln, Passage of Terror in Krakow, Austwich, Gdańsk, all have stark insights into struggles against injustice...More
This is a scary and very educational place. Everyone should go there to learn about the situation and life of the Lithuanian and Baltic people from just before WW2 and until they became independent from Soviet in 1990. The rooms tells the story with historical...More
You should definitely visit this museum, especially if you're not familiar with Eastern European history in 20th century - this will give you a clear view of what have been happening behind the Iron Curtain