Vilnius - Museum of the Victim of the Genocide - Vilnius Lithuanian capital



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Vilnius - Museum of the Victim of the Genocide

The museum was founded in 1992, and represents the symbol of the Soviet occupation in the Country. It is worth to get lost in its dark rooms, to relive the phases of the long Russian occupation. Inside the Museum you can also visit the prison of the KGB, which established here in 1940 to keep political dissidents and the opponents of the regime. Visitors can see the prison cells, the interrogation and torture room, the recreational courtyards and other obscure places of this sad page. Some permanent exhibits are arranged in the museum, which refer to different periods of the Country's history. The most interesting among these are: the Partisan War of 1944-53; the exhibition on life prison and work fields, and that on deportation.

Museo del Genocidio


adults 6 Lt; students, school groups and retired people with identity card : 3 LT Free admission for disabled people, children under the age of 7, teachers and tourist guides with group.

Multilanguage guided tours and audio guides are also available. Average price: 8 Lt

Address: Auku str. 2a, Vilnius

Opening hours:
closed on Mondays and Tuesday
From Wednesday to Saturday from 10 am to 18 pm
Sunday: from 10 am to 17 pm

Museo del Genocidio

What to see in Vilnius

» The Cathedral and the bell tower

» Pilies Street (Castle Street) and Gediminas Avenue

» The National Museum and the University

» Television Tower

» Gedimina's Tower and funicular

» The church of St. Anna

» The Gate of Dawn (1503-1522)

» Museum of the Victim of the Genocide