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Welcome to Museum of Genocide Victims

Museum of Genocide Victims

The dark days of the Soviet occupation of Lithuania are preserved in this disturbing collection of exhibits, which is contained in the former KGB headquarters building. Those who drew the antagonism of the authorities were detained, tortured and often executed in this building. Some of the Museum's exhibitions include the 'Eavesdropping Room' that highlights the use of secret surveillance by the KGB and 'Life Goes On' - a look at the day to day living of Lithuanian deportees and prisoners. Guided tours of the Museum are available in English.

Information & Facts

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Lithuanian is the official language, but Russian and English are widely spoken.

The official currency is the Litas (LTL), which is linked to the euro at a fixed rate of 3.4528 Lt to EUR1. ATMs are found in Vilnius on the Cirrus and Visa networks, but are rare in smaller towns. Most retailers, hotels, restaurants and the like accept credit cards, and banks and hotels will cash travellers cheques.

Opening Times
Tuesday to Saturday 10am-5pm; Sunday 10am-3pm.

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