Memorial of the Victims of Communism and of the Resistance, Sighetu Marmatiei

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Walk through prison cells-turned-exhibit-rooms at Memorial of the Victims of Communism and of the Resistance, and learn about the communist repression and the totalitarian system in Romania from 1945 to 1989. More than 56 cells of the former prison educate visitors about various topics, such as the Cold War, the persecution of students and intellectuals, peasants' uprisings, and workers' strikes. The museum treasures documents, photographs, 5,000 hours of audio and video recordings, as well as much artwork. Do not miss the large sculptural composition "Cortege of the sacrificial victims" in the inner courtyard. The group features 18 figures standing against a prison wall. Use our Sighetu Marmatiei road trip planning site to arrange your visit to Memorial of the Victims of Communism and of the Resistance and other attractions in Sighetu Marmatiei.
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  • Before '89 it was a prison for the opponent of the comunism regim. Many people has spent years in prison here because they spoke against comunism regim.  more »
  • Extremely moving and frustrating, especially if you have bi deeper knowledge of all this repression, but also if you do and bow you can visualize. The exhibitions are very moder, very rich and informa...  more »
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  • Extremely moving and frustrating, especially if you have bi deeper knowledge of all this repression, but also if you do and bow you can visualize. The exhibitions are very moder, very rich and informative. The effects of the communist takeover with Russian infiltration are explaining many of our problems as. Society even today.
  • This place is out of this world. The minute you walk in you delve into the countless dramas of few nations not only Romanians.It's very well documented and nicely displayed, my only concern is that there is a lot of information to take in and might worth trying to summarise it a bit to make it memorable and stick with you, I know there are lots of evidence and facts and people's life stories to be shared but I feel it's way too much to even dare to remember just like the old history books back in the school days. And probably more videos will help more
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