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KGB Museum of Occupation and Freedom Fights Entrance Ticket

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    What to Expect
    Explore this interesting and poignant museum to learn about Lithuania’s history during the Nazi occupation, the repression of Lithuanians under the rule of the Soviet Union, the role of the freedom fighters in the country’s resistance.

    The Museum of Occupation and Freedom Fights is divided in to few parts: exhibits in the upper two floors collects and displays documents, artifacts honoring the victims of the Holocaust in Lithuania during Nazi occupation, exhibits dedicated to the tragedies and turmoil in Lithuania during the Soviet Union’s 50-year occupation of the country. This is not a museum of victims only – it also presents other topics, including freedom fighters, dissidents, it tells about expressions and impact of the occupational regime.

    In the basement of the museum building, visitors can visit an old preserved prison, which was left by the KGB guards in 1991. The padded cells, solitary confinement rooms, the execution chamber were used as rooms for the duty officers, fingerprinting, solitary confinement and torturing. Over 1,000 people were executed here, about a third for resisting the occupation.
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    KGB Museum (Museum of Occupation and Freedom Fights)
    Departure Time
    Opening hours:
    Wednesday 10 am to 6 pm
    Thursday 10 am to 6 pm
    Friday 10 am to 6 pm
    Saturday 10 am to 6 pm
    Sunday 10 am to 5 pm 
    The museum is closed on public holidays
    • Entry/Admission - KGB Museum (Genocido Auku Muziejus)
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Not recommended for children
    • Tickets will be valid for the selected date at time of booking only
    • Only printed voucher is accepted
    • Near public transportation
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
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    All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.
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    Reviewed 5 days ago

    If you are into Soviet history this is a must-do! It is located in the old offices of the KGB where you can see all the rooms where they kept prisoners, interrogated and tortured them, etc They go through every detail with a lot of...More

    Date of experience: October 2019
    Thank carlosaroundtheworld
    Reviewed 1 week ago

    I am not one who often visits museums. This place was not somewhere that you could say is a nice experience however I cant remember being so captivated. You need to get a headset to appreciate what you are seeing. You follow arrows for the...More

    Date of experience: September 2019
    Thank The_Gordon
    Reviewed 14 July 2019

    Interesting artifacts. Simple signage and descriptions in English, but the writing is small and ca. Be hard to get close enough to read when crowded. We had only an hour which was enough to get an overview and the overall impression that Lithuania has suffered...More

    Date of experience: July 2019
    1  Thank sandylingo47
    Reviewed 9 July 2019

    Such a sad place to visit particularly since my family has relatives who thankfully survived, but not without significant effects. But certainly a must see to be informed so that such horrors cannot happen again. Plan something fun afterwards particularly if you have young children...More

    Date of experience: July 2019
    Thank drmakh
    Reviewed 1 July 2019 via mobile

    Read up a little about modern cold war history before you go to get context for what you’re seeing. Must see.

    Date of experience: June 2019
    Thank John P
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