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Memorial of the Victims of Communism and of the Resistance

Str. Corneliu Coposu No. 4, Sighetu Marmatiei 435500, Romania
+40 262 316 848
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Interesting.

Is a prison of the comunism time. You can understant the life in this years and the social... read more

Reviewed yesterday
joviatjant
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Province of Barcelona, Spain
Impressive and emotional

It's the main attraction of the city. A dark part of history, impressive and emotional even if you... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Bogdan R
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Str. Corneliu Coposu No. 4, Sighetu Marmatiei 435500, Romania
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+40 262 316 848
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Reviewed yesterday

Is a prison of the comunism time. You can understant the life in this years and the social movements and all the situation. It hasn't spanish guide, it was a drawback for me

Thank joviatjant
Reviewed 4 days ago

It's the main attraction of the city. A dark part of history, impressive and emotional even if you haven't been affected by communism. Very emotional the audio presentation by Ana Blandiana in Romanian language at the entry of the museum. A lot of information and...More

Thank Bogdan R
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Visiting the place is a must. The information comprised inside the Memorial is fascinating (comprises all the information related to historical facts about Romania - starting from WW II up to Communism, also explaining and reflecting the pain and agony of the ones killed in...More

Thank Ruxandritza
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Summarized history lesson with a complete depiction of Romanian prisons, has video or audio recordings or text on walls in some cells or chambers.

Thank Andrei-Cristian P
Reviewed 1 week ago

An hour of history. A cruel, sad history Of the communist period in Romania. The museum is set in a Communist Jail. They have preserved the original floor plan of the prison, and just filled each of the cells with exhibits on different people, events,...More

Thank cristi197
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This museum is an old prison for political prisoners. It is more or less a museum for visitors that speak Romanian. For others it is just interesting to see the building and nothing else.

Thank Soccca
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The museum is set in a Communist gulag. They have preserved the original floor plan of the prison, and just filled each of the cells with exhibits on different people, events, and phases of the Communist era. There are also a number of moving sculptures...More

Thank John D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If Sapanta cemetery brings you a brighter shade about death, this is a darker shade of life and about peoples in a period when the humanism was denied in the name of an ideology (in this case the communism, but could be appplied to any...More

Thank Florian C
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

The feels you get when you get inside is just amazing! The whole place is like an old cemetery full of feelings and terror. The chambers are horror and the audios in every room are terrifying. A really good : hostorical place in Sighet.

Thank omuletul
Reviewed 7 July 2017 via mobile

This museum is an informative documentation of the communist period, both in Romania and in the communist bloc. It is in the old communist prison and each of the displays are in a different cell, over three floors. We didn't know much about this period...More

Thank jenna_lou_bd
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