Moscow's Gulag History Museum expands to new building

The Gulag History Museum in Moscow, which first opened to the public in 2004, has reopened in a new building located near the city centre.

Moscow's former Gulag Museum.

Moscow's former Gulag Museum. Image by James Whatley / CC BY 2.0

The first exhibition in the new, significantly larger premises opened on 30 October which is the Day of Remembrance of the Victims of Political Repression. It will last for a year and has been put together with the collaboration of 25 Russian museums and archives. The Gulag Museum’s capacity for research is also expanding, with a studio of visual anthropology already functioning and a bookstore and library opening soon. Read more: rbth.com

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