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Kgb Building File No. 1914/2014

Brivibas iela 61, Riga 1010, Latvia
+371 20 258 881
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The creepy history afternoon

A recently opened museum in former the KGB building. You get to see pictures and read stories of... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Nora M
London, United Kingdom
Sad, educational and has to be done

The tour is about €5 each which is hardly anything. A lot word of warning is if it's cold outside... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Essex, United Kingdom
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
Brivibas iela 61, Riga 1010, Latvia
+371 20 258 881
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Reviewed yesterday

A recently opened museum in former the KGB building. You get to see pictures and read stories of the drak side Soviet Union times.

Thank Nora M
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The tour is about €5 each which is hardly anything. A lot word of warning is if it's cold outside it won't be much warmer inside so wrap up warm. The tour guide had excellent English and in each room asks if you have any...More

Thank Travellingessexman
Reviewed 1 week ago

It was a very cool museum and experience , the tour guid is very nice and knowledgeable but all together after coming out you will have some negative energy from there because you can feel all the suffering that has happened there . But definitely...More

Thank Katydxb27
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I knew very little about the soviet occupation in Riga and Latvia as a whole, this therefore is a must do attraction for history and for understanding of what the people of Riga have been through. Our tour guide did not tread carefully and got...More

Thank Hayley S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was by far one of the best museums I have been to with loads of information and great stories about years gone by for Latvia. Free entry but donations are welcome definitely worth a visit!!

Thank golawski
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you're interested in soviet era history and want to brush up on your knowledge of it then it's definitely a worthwhile visit. The video documentaries within the exhibit were interesting to watch as they showcased insights from survivors of the cruel communist regime. I...More

Thank Luke T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ventured here with two friends whilst doing some travelling in Europe. Went in with low expectations and we were presently surprised. Due to timings we weren't able to have a tour guide but admission was free (encouraged to donate) which we did. It's only quite...More

Thank Jon C
Reviewed 1 week ago

Well worth a visit...very much a time capsule of how it was during the Soviet era...take the tour...it's brought to life very well by the guide. Basically nobody trusted anybody and if you ended up in this place you either ended up confessing after torture...More

Thank Turtle5954
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Check times of the guided tours (we checked in the museum). Our tour guide was really knowledgeable. I feel like I know a lot more about the USSR and the KGB.

Thank james g
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had booked the English guided tour online in advance, this proved to be a very good idea. The whole tour was excellent, very interesting. Our guide was very informative and open to lots of questions. Would highly recommend this tour.

Thank JenniMalta
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Hayley S
12 January 2018|
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Response from Rain028 | Reviewed this property |
Ğertrūdes iela is the nearest tram stop.
5 January 2018|
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Response from Rain028 | Reviewed this property |
Hi Chris2f_ff, the tour is not suitable for 8 years old. Please check the KGB tour guidelines.
Hayley S
9 December 2017|
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Response from 4tourist | Reviewed this property |
Go to the website okupacijasmuzejs.lv, follow the link to the ticket agency then click buy tickets. This brings up all the tour times with the language they are conducted in, but does not commit you to buy online. I think... More