Museum of Communism

Type: Museums



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Family-Friendly Museums, Museums: The Museum of Communism was founded by Glenn Spicker, an American businessman who scoured junk shops and flea markets to gather Communist-era artifacts. The museum offers visitors a glimpse of the...  Read More
Best Attractions & Activities: The Museum of Communism is divided into three rooms: the Communist dream, the reality and the nightmare. Snippets of daily life are eerily realistic; a classroom and a blackboard with letters in...  Read More


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  • Family-Friendly Museums, Museums: "Be sure to watch the video footage of the protests against Communist rule and the Velvet revolution of 1989."
  • Best Attractions & Activities: "The Museum of Communism was founded by Glenn Spicker, an American businessman who scoured junk shops and flea markets to gather Communist-era artifacts. The museum offers visitors a glimpse of the past demonstrating how suppression, fear and double-speak were parts of everyday life from the Communist coup in February 1948 until its collapse in November 1989."
  • Best for Family-Friendly Museums Because: A glimpse of everyday life in Communist days, from a schoolroom, an interrogation room to empty shelves in a shop.
  • Best for Museums Because: The museum gives an insight of what was happening in Communist ruled Eastern Europe until 1989.

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