The first floor
First Floor Plan
Lithuanian civilians in soviet prisons and labour camps: 1944–1956
In the second half of 1944, after the Soviet Union occupied Lithuania again, the repression of peaceful inhabitants of the country was immediately renewed.
Deportations, the mass evictions of people from their places of residence to the remotest regions of the Soviet Union, were one of the most brutal measures taken by the Soviet regime against civilians.
Life goes on
With the help of photographs, documents, letters, handicrafts and household articles, the story of the life of the deportees and their small children, holidays and moments of despair, the joy of returning home and their difficulties in resettling in Lithuania is told.
The KGB: 1954–1991
Although in the 1950s the political regime that was introduced by Stalin started to relax, a newly established repressive institution, the KGB, went on persecuting dissidents.
The Popular Anti-Soviet Resistance: 1954–1991
After the armed resistance had been suppressed, people continued to fight the system imposed by the Soviets, its ideology and the way of life.
The secret listening to other people’s conversations was one of the measures used by the KGB to control society.
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