Sighet Museum: Room 73 – Cell where Gheorghe I. Brătianu died

Reconstruction in situ. Together with the cell where Iuliu Maniu died, it is kept as it used to be and … Read More

Sighet Museum: Room 72 – Medicine in Prison

One of the social categories hardest hit by communist repression was that of physicians and medical students.  More than 1.5% … Read More

Sighet Museum: Room 71 -Young people in prison

Between 1948 and 1989 there were thousands of arrests and deportations of lycée students. Statistically, they accounted for two per … Read More

Muzeul Sighet: Sala 70 – Memoria manuscriselor

În vocabularul justiției comuniste, „înscrisurile dușmănoase” se numără printre „corpurile delicte” cele mai grave. A fi depistat cu un manuscris … Read More

Sighet Museum: Room 69 – Persecuted families

The number of victims from the communist period (1945-1989) is as high as two million. The victims were political prisoners and … Read More

Sighet Museum: Room 68 – Black

As on the First Floor, the punishment cell has been reconstructed.  Here in Sighet, as in other prisons, inmates regarded … Read More

Sighet Museum: Rooms 54-58 – “Gheorghe I. Brătianu: A Historian in History”

In an impressive display, the photographs, documents, and genealogical tree reconstruct the great historian’s educational background, illustrating the important role played by … Read More

Sighet Museum: Room 53 – Intelectual life in prison

In this room are collected some of the object that alleviated moments of loneliness and monotony in prison. The prisoners made … Read More

Sighet Museum: Room 52 – Women in prison

This is one of the museum’s most striking rooms. Besides mixed prisons, there were also prisons exclusively for women, Mislea, Mărgineni, … Read More

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