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The State museum of GULAG history

Phone: (495) 681-31-90

Address: Moscow,

Working hours:* Temporary closed for visits. Музей переезжает в новое здание

    www.russianmuseums.info/M1202 - official web page
    The State museum of GULAG history - W939, official web site www.gmig.ru/


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    The State museum of GULAG history was established in 2001 by A.V. Antonov-Ovseenko, a well-known historian, writer and a public figure, himself experienced the imprisonment in Stalin's labor camps. The museum was launched in 2004.

    It's the only state museum in Russia devoted to Stalin's repressions and to the system of GULAG.

    The exposition is devoted to the history of the labor camp's system, the paramount integral part of the soviet state machine during 1930-50s years. One of the most important exposition's sections is the reconstruction of some details of camp's environment

Next to the museum there are:
    restaurant(s) or caffes

for museum professionals

Administrative phone:
    (495) 681-31-90

Foundation and opening day:
    founded: 05.05.2001
    opened: 18.05.2004

Organisation status:
   State Russia

Organization form:

Organisation type:
    culture for society, scientific


    permament show rooms 220м2
    temporary exhibitions 120м2
    museum's store 40м2

Employee number:
    20 (curators: 5)

Average visitors per year:

Collections volume:
    1000, rare collection's items: 449

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