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I would not want to spend a night here

This museum is adjacent to the Governor's palace but has a very different feel. It was a working... read more

Reviewed September 30, 2016
Kirbyk
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Virginia
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Very interesting museum close to the Kremlin, free for students

Went to the prison museum rather spontaneoulsy and were surprised to get in for free. Also it was a... read more

Reviewed March 12, 2016
Backpacker4
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Dresden, Germany
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30 Sep 2016
“I would not want to spend a night here”
20 Aug 2016
“Interesting, but has no special atmosphere”
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Reviewed September 30, 2016 via mobile

This museum is adjacent to the Governor's palace but has a very different feel. It was a working prison until the 1990's and shows just how dreary life as a prisoner would have been. Except for religious services there seemed to be nothing humane about...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank Kirbyk
Reviewed August 20, 2016

I was here in 2003 and is was completely different from the current state. In 2003 it was a real prison with very same doors, set of railings etc as it was when the prison was working. Now the "prison castle" seems like boycott camp...More

Date of experience: August 2016
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Reviewed March 12, 2016

Went to the prison museum rather spontaneoulsy and were surprised to get in for free. Also it was a holiday but open anyways. It is a very big complex but not as spooky as one might imagine. The cells can still be seen but generally...More

Date of experience: March 2016
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