Sighet Museum: Room 82 – The spring in Prague (1968) – Charta 77 (1977) – The velvet Revolution (1989)
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In Czechoslovakia the communists took over the power on 25 February 1948. The same year, democrat leaders Eduard Beneš and … Read More

Sighet Museum: Room 81 – The Uprisings in Berlin and Thuringia (1953)
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The uprising of 16-17 June 1953, in a Berlin about to be Sovietised, extended almost instantaneously to a number of … Read More

Sighet Museum: Room 80 – Freedom over the Radio Waves
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Western radio stations broadcasting in Romanian made up for the premeditated lack of information whereby the Party apparatus and Securitate aimed … Read More

Sighet Museum: Room 79 – Workers movements in the Jiu Valley and Braşov
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Workers’ movements from the Jiu Valley (1977) and Braşov (1987) represented at their time a protest against the command economy … Read More

Sighet Museum: Room 78 – „The golden era” or the communist kitsch
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In contrast to the grimness of the adjacent room, this room reproduces the suffocating atmosphere of raucous festivity and the hallucinatory … Read More

Sighet Museum: Room 77 – Opponents and dissidents in the 8th and 9th decade
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The panels in this room present the exceptions from a country that was reduced to silence and submission: Goma and … Read More

Sighet Museum: Room 76 – Everyday Life
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Everyday life under communism followed a winding path, depending on economic and political conditions. The nationalisation of industry, the collectivisation of … Read More

Sighet Museum: Room 75 – Demolitions in the 1980s
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The demolitions carried out in Bucharest in the 1980s by the Ceauşescu regime involved large-scale destruction of the historical and cultural … Read More

Sighet Museum: Room 74 – The Resistance in Maramureş
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The room is dedicated to the wider anti-communist movement that spontaneously sprang up in Maramureş between 1947 and 1960. Groups of … Read More

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