Gulag Museum - a historical must-visit

Updated: Jan 22

This is the must see museum in Moscow, it gives you a better understanding of the Gulag system and its impact on Russian culture today.

Gulag was the administration of the network of camps on the territory of the USSR between 1929 and 1953. But in a broad sense the word is applied to the camps as well.

'The museum, in its subject, mission, history of origin is included in the category of museums of memory, at the heart of each of which lies a painful event, which is difficult to comprehend.'

Especially the interviews with 'survivors' are very powerful.

Location: 1-y Samotechnyy pereulok

Photo credits: Gulag museum

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