KGB Cages Museum

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.

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  • Blythfire1234 Blythfire1234
    Very interesting exhibitions

    The museum is quite small and very little of the texts are in English but the exhibitions are displayed very well. I also found the museum a little hard to find and its location on Google Maps is...

  • psjohnson74 psjohnson74
    Experience the horror

    It is not a large museum, but if you take in everything it will give you a decent idea of the horrors the prisoners here endured. The things that stick out most in my mind were the solitary...

  • Beatrix T Beatrix T

    It's a small museum, and even if you read all the displayed information (which I did) and look at everything in detail, you'll probably finish within an hour or two. Yet, the history (both national...

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