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Lonsky Prison National Memorial Museum

Lviv, Ukraine
4.1 / 10
The building of the former Austro-Hungarian gendarmerie in the neo-Renaissance style, converted into a museum. In the Soviet period, the NKVD department was located on its territory, during the Second World War - the Gestapo headquarters, until 1991 - the NKVD pre-trial detention center (hereinafter - the KGB), until 2009 - the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Ukraine. The museum opened in 2009 at the initiative of the SBU. Its exposition is dedicated to the victims of occupation regimes that existed at different times in Western Ukraine.
Lonsky Prison National Memorial Museum
Address:вулиця Степана Бандери, 1, Львів
Phone:+380 94 847 4220
Hours:monday: Closed tuesday: 10:00–13:00, 14:00–19:00 wednesday: 10:00–13:00, 14:00–19:00 thursday: 10:00–13:00, 14:00–19:00 friday: 10:00–13:00, 14:00–19:00 saturday: Closed sunday: 10:00–13:00, 14:00–19:00

Judge Red

Criminal revisionism. Arrest everyone connected with this establishment.

Mia Panch

This is an interesting place to visit. Highly recommend

Vaida Jonušytė

Authentic prison, where thousand of political prisoners were killed in 1941. Incredible experience. It's free. A must visit place.

Erica Leigh

Super interesting place. Definitely worth visiting.

Mick Spong

Very interesting, but having a guide who speaks English would improve the experience

Vasyl Chukhilevych

An incredible and free to visit place, first floor is all about thousands of people killed in this and similar prisons by Polish and Bolshevik special.. Read more »

Nate Allen

"Freedom is never voluntarily given by the oppressor; it must be demanded and then taken by the oppressed" Saw the Oppression Museum that was built i.. Read more »

Brian Chawaga

Very interesting part of history that most people do not know about. Hopefully they keep adding to the exhibits. The entrance might be missed if you a.. Read more »

Serhiy Borovyy

I would say it is a great museum, but the word great doesn't sit well with this place. It's a very chilling and frightening place. Especially when you.. Read more »

Lauren Cross

We went on a Monday and it was closed, our fault for not checking, but was told to come back tomorrow. We checked opening times. Closed between 1 and .. Read more »

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