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BunKart 2

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Worth a visit if you are prepared to actually read the narratives outside and inside the rooms... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Keiththemac
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Extraordinary time capsule of a horrific era

The museum sets out to replicate the horrors of the Ministry of Interior under the brutal Hoxha... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
stevenm00001
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Bunk'art 2 reconstructs the history of the Albanian Ministry of Internal Affairs from 1912 to 1991 and reveals the secrets of “Sigurimi”, the political police that was the harsh persecution weapon used by the regime of Enver Hoxha. Bunk'art 2 is the...more
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Reviewed 3 April 2017

Located in a former anti-nuclear bunker of the Ministry of Home Affairs. You can inmerse yourself in the years of the communist regime and undertand better the recent history of Albania through the history and evolution of the Albanian police and secret service forces during...More

5  Thank Daniel M
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Reviewed 12 March 2018

I visited this place with my Albanian wife and another Albanian couple. All of their families suffered a great deal under communism (family members in prison and executed, property expropriated, etc). While I thought it was interesting as a foreigner, they contend that it much...More

2  Thank Tobin H
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Worth a visit if you are prepared to actually read the narratives outside and inside the rooms, otherwise it just looks like some memorabilia and old photos. If you do spend some time you'll learn about part of the history of Albania and that should...More

1  Thank Keiththemac
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The museum sets out to replicate the horrors of the Ministry of Interior under the brutal Hoxha regime and does an excellent job through interactive displays and memorabilia of setting out how the state was able to be so repressive. A must-visit while in Tirana...More

1  Thank stevenm00001
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Former bunkers - or rather shelter facitlity - under the governmental area in Tirana, has been turned into a museum depicting and narrating interpretations not only of the facility as such but also putting it into a context, focusing on the development of law enforcement...More

1  Thank BosseL57
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I liked this museum quite a lot as it provides a lot of individual stories of suffering during the communist regime. I prefer those to years and numbers, even if there's plenty of that as well. I liked the whole experience - the sounds, the...More

1  Thank Ana-Maria B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This museum gave a great insight into the recent history of Albania, tracing it back through the 20th Century. Many of the displays were simple, but the surrounding description was very clear and brought to life the turmoil caused both in the pre communist and...More

1  Thank Andrew N
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We spent about an hour in here, there’s quite a lot to read. There’s free wifi where you can download an audio guide however we were told it’s not working. The musuem is mainly about the Police and how the country spied and tortured people....More

1  Thank Europeancookie
Reviewed 13 October 2018

Spent 1.5 hours here. Not as much about the bunker but lots of reading about Albania police history.but I liked it. You will learn about Albania's police history, the secret police and their activities. Might be a bit of a deep dive for some but...More

1  Thank BobOhio1
Reviewed 9 October 2018

Since there are bunkers all over Albania it is good for a chance to go into one. Unfortunately most of the exhibit is pictures of state security police and their actions (usually not nice). It is worth a visit - but 20 minutes is probably...More

1  Thank David S
Reviewed 7 October 2018

This bunker was under the Ministry of the Interior, and has had a new entrance and exit built outside to allow visits, which cost ALL 500 each. It is open throughout every day, so I would recommend visiting at a quiet time as it can...More

Thank Y3048NPdavids
Reviewed 5 October 2018

This bunker is underground. And it's very big. It is located in the center of the city. In wartime the whole headquarters was down there. A nice place to stroll There was a representative of the military equipment that was at the time. You can...More

1  Thank Ariela R
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