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KGB Cages Museum

Address: Riia tänav 15B, Tartu | Show on map
Telephone: (+372) 746 1717
Website: http://linnamuuseum.tartu.ee/?m=2&page=front… External link
E-mail: kgb@katarina.ee
Method of payment: Cash only

KGB Cages Museum is situated in Riia hill in "grey building" where in 1940-50-s situated South-Estonia Centre of NKVD/KGB. For visitors is opened cellar part where used to be the cages of the arrested. Some of the cages, punishment cells and corridor part of the cellar are restored in their initial shape. Other former cages contain exposition that gives overview about post-war Estonian freedom fighting and about communist regime crimes. Among others it is possible to see the photos and things brought from Siberia prison camps, as well as materials about history of bushwhackers and secret resistance organisations.

Times and prices

Tuesday–sunday: 11:00 - 16:00
Monday: closed
Adult: from 4 €
Family ticket: from 10 €
Pensioner: from 2 €
University student: from 2 €
School student: from 2 €

Exact price to be clarified by service provider.

Languages spoken

  • Estonian
  • English


  • Exhibition
  • Information boards
  • Electronic information point
  • Souvenirs
  • Toilet

Additional services

  • Guide service available
  • Themed events


  • ISIC
  • For children
  • For students
  • For pensioners


Seminar and conference rooms