Museums and Art

KGB Museum, Prague, Czech Republic

KGB Museum, Prague, Czech Republic

Museums in the Czech Republic never cease to amaze tourists with their diversity. Prague in 2011 pleased connoisseurs of Soviet history - the first one opened here KGB Museum.

It was founded by the Black Rain non-governmental community, whose members for many years collected unique exhibits related to the activities of state security agencies. KGB Museum in Prague - a place where truly invaluable items belonging to the leaders of the KGB, NKVD, OGPU, as well as to the first persons of the USSR are represented by enthusiasts saved from destruction and disposal.

In a separate room you can see a photo exhibition of Prague in 1968 - dramatic photographs taken by KGB officers, cameras used for secret shootings, insignia of agents, stands that illuminate the history of officers' personal weapons. Each of the museum’s halls reproduces the atmosphere of the office premises and offices of the KGB administrations, here you can see almost everything, which was inextricably linked with the activities of officers and ordinary employees of the Soviet special services. Some materials exhibited here have not yet removed the "top secret" stamp.

Not many museums in the world can boast exhibits that include such unique exhibits as the death mask of Vladimir Ilyich Lenin, the weapon from which Trotsky was killed, equipment from the KGB laboratories, personal items of Beria and a considerable number of other, no less rare items.

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