KGB Cells Museum
In 1990 this metallic monument was erected near the KGB headquarters in memory of the victims of Soviet repression; the blue cornflower...
It was still part abandoned building, part construction site when we last visited, but this old factory complex could be well worth...
This smaller cinema complex screens a mix of popular features and more art-house offerings.
Eduard Vilde Restaurant & Cafe
Choose healthy fare in the cafe downstairs or, better still, head up to the restaurant for a pasta, elk cutlet or Caesar salad – or just...
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KGB Cells Museum information
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’.