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All reviews romanian history communist era history lesson guided tour few hours impressive museum english speakers anti communist eastern europe prison cell piece of history communist times three floors young people different aspects overwhelming experience museum tells
A comprehensive and well laid out museum however English speakers are at a severe disadvantage as there is no English signage. Each room had some leaflets of explanation provided in German and French but no English.At the end we found a shop and were able...More
I was only a kid when they opened this museum, and I heard an old ex-con from this prison, who was an anti-communist dissident, that it is nice the authorities created this memorial, but it is too nice and reconditioned in comparison with what he...More
This museum is located around 100 Kms from Satu Mare. We travelled to Sighetu Marmatiei with the sole purpose of visiting this exhibit, and in so doing, had to drive over the Carpathian mountains- which themselves have some glorious views along the way. I was...More
The foreign travelers have English guides, it is essential to see it if one one wants to understand the terror of the communism in Romania and the consequences of decimating the intellectual and the rebellious peasants who built Romania before 1945. A plastic reminder of...More
Amuseum dedicated to the tragedy of those who were repressed by the communists. The museum tells the tragedy of both commoners as well as elite who were persecuted by the communist regime. Impressive is the courtyard, the chapel and the cells. The stories depicted are...More
Though the former Sighet prison exhibits are mostly in Romanian, all of the presentations have been very well done, and translations in many languages are available. Important to visit this site to truly understand the history and oppression this country endured.