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State Independent Cultural Institution of Perm Krai Memorial of Political Repressions

Gagarina Blvd., 10, Perm 614060, Russia
+7 342 212-61-29
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History that deserves more attention

It's a little far but totally worth the visit with a good tour company/guide. Highly recommend... read more

Reviewed December 11, 2017
JYYCheng
The highlight of my time in Perm

This is a fascinating museum that offers great insight into such a horrific period in Russia's... read more

Reviewed November 12, 2017
WFR3
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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Gagarina Blvd., 10, Perm 614060, Russia
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Reviewed December 11, 2017

It's a little far but totally worth the visit with a good tour company/guide. Highly recommend Evrasia.

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Reviewed November 12, 2017 via mobile

This is a fascinating museum that offers great insight into such a horrific period in Russia's history. The tour takes you through all of the barracks and lets you gain an appreciation for how awful life was for prisoners there. Our tour guide's family had...More

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Reviewed November 8, 2017 via mobile

The information about the location is wrong. It is actually in the tiny village or Kuchino (Кучино) and it is about 100 km away from Perm on the road to the city of Chusovoi. The visit is a powerful lesson about the repression and how...More

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Reviewed August 3, 2017

It's really hard to find info about how to come here. In theory the buses going to nearby cities could drop you at the crossing and you walk the 2.5 km. I suggest you try blablacar, which I used to get to the museum. Basically...More

2  Thank Yuanxi Z
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Reviewed July 28, 2017 via mobile

Went here with a car with driver, took about 90 minutes one-way. A veteran was guiding us around in quite good English. There is also an audio guide, that we hardly used because of our guide. Very impressed by this site, hearing about the gulag...More

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Reviewed June 20, 2017 via mobile

Very educative tour! I was picked up by the driver at 9:30 at the hotel lobby, and picked up my guide Valentina on our way to the museum. Basically Valentina was responsible for translating what the guide at the museum was saying and she also...More

Thank Norris H
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Reviewed March 26, 2017 via mobile

We came here with Alexander from Evrasia tours after I was able to confirm with him that it was still open. Despite the fact the narrative may have changed its still worth a trip as gives enormous insight. The trip there through the snowy country...More

2  Thank WheresNext06
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Reviewed August 22, 2016 via mobile

It's about 95 km from Perm and actually as I'm using Lonely Planet guidbook (which is quit out of date for Russia) I was not sure if it is still open. Luckily I poped into recently open turist information center in Perm and they had...More

4  Thank Dalia R
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Reviewed August 2, 2016 via mobile

This used to be state independently run, but a couple of years ago the state took it over. Since then prices have gone up from 50 to 500 rubel. The information in the exhibition does not focus on the suffering of the laborers but only...More

1  Thank Lara K
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Reviewed July 10, 2016 via mobile

This museum was opened by an NGO with the help of local historians, lately it has been taken over by the state. The archives, exhibitions etc were just taken over by the government. The former researchers can't even access what they themselves collected. The buildings...More

4  Thank withpanamahaton
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