KGB Cells Museum

KGB Cells Museum information

Location
Tartu , Estonia
Address
Riia mnt 15b
enter from Pepleri
More information
http://linnamuuseum.tartu.ee
Prices
adult/child €4/2
Opening hours
11am-4pm Tue-Sat
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What do you do when a formerly nationalised building is returned to you with cells in the basement and a fearsome reputation? In this particular case, the family donated the basement to the Tartu City Museum, which created this sombre and highly worthwhile exhibition. Chilling in parts, the displays give a fascinating rundown on deportations, life in the gulags, the Estonian resistance movement and what went on in these former KGB headquarters, known as the ‘Grey House’.