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KGB Museum

Opens in 29 min: 11:00 - 17:00
Open today: 11:00 - 17:00
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Attention !!! Tours are NOT CONDUCTED for one person. The minimum number of people in group two. KGB for many years have been of the most powerful and famous secret service in the world. The KGB museum was founded by the organization Chernyy dozhd...more
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Vlashska 591/13, Prague 118 00, Czech Republic
Praha 1 (City Center)
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I read the reviews and wasn’t sure what to make of this place prior to coming. People said it was expensive and not really a “museum” but I totally disagree (the definition of “museum” is “a building in which objects of historical, scientific, artistic, or...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank cacatman777
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Although I gave this review 2 stars, it should be 2 and a half. First of all, it isn't in the strictest of terms a "museum", rather a personnal collection of the different weapons used by the KGB. The guide demonstrates the use of these...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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MuseumKGBinPrague, Public Relations Manager at KGB Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

So much words... The guide never said the word " communism ". But , the ruling party was the Communist Party in Russia. Soviet means Counsil . 350 CZK is the price of lunch in the cafeteria. I advise to visit any other museum. Now...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The museum is very interesting but overpriced. There are some interactive exhibits and the docent is interesting.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank richardlL64GG
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was a quite Friday afternoon so only myself and wife on this tour. This museum looks like a personal collection of the owner/guide. He is very enthusiastic about the knives and guns etc. Some you are allowed to hold. I found this very interesting....More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank terrybensusan
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It was a good experience and certainly something we won’t forget in a hurry. The tour guide was very bizarre and I basically struggled not to laugh through the entire thing. There was interesting things like the knives and guns but I didn’t catch much...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Shelby P
Reviewed 14 January 2019

This place was a bit crazy but in a great way. The guide was so passionate and it was really interesting. I particularly enjoyed that you could try on the hats and take some great photos.

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 6 January 2019 via mobile

Before you go to the KGB museum its best to find out what time is best as the museum guide does 2 different language tours, English and Russian. Our tour guide was the most entertaining guide i have ever had, goes out of his way...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank leehH9768AA
Reviewed 3 January 2019 via mobile

Great museum. Very interesting facts through the tour which lasted about 90 minutes. The guy who runs the museum is very intelligent and is a great character. No more than 20 people at a time. It is great value for money and I would highly...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Fordy2001
Reviewed 2 January 2019

We went there two years ago and really enjoyed the visit. You get to handle a lot of the the artifacts on display.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Simon M
Reviewed 2 January 2019 via mobile

Having visited numerous museums already we were surprised to find this was an entertaining and highly informative experience. A cross between a lecture, one man theatre show and a room full of amazing curios. Tour guide was so passionate and took the room on the...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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matthoney5
18 July 2017|
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Response from Lilian_Ratto | Reviewed this property |
He is a really intelligent man, with a great knowledge about his business, funny and passionate about his work!!! He great fun when he presents his museum to the visitors!!
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lynn t
22 March 2016|
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Response from Alex K | Reviewed this property |
Like 250-350. I forgot. But don't go. It is a terrible museum. Trust me.
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PeterDane
15 February 2016|
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Response from Dada E |
The guide is the owner, and yes, he is English speaking. Tours start when people arrive :) if you are there early the tour starts with you, if there is already a group you can join. On Monday is closed, visiting hours: 9:00... More
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