VILNIUS FEATURE: Freedom Came at a Cost, Inside the Museum of Occupation and Freedom Fights
If it were like most other buildings in central Vilnius, it would be renovated or perfected from top to bottom. The intent of the Museum of Occupations and Freedom Fights, on the other hand, is exactly the opposite, to preserve the falling-apart walls, uneven floors, dark basements and the stuffy air. The reason for this is that the history of this building, the museum’s headquarters, speaks better than any book about the most precious good for Lithuania today: freedom.
It’s interesting to learn that both the Nazi Gestapo and the Soviet KGB chose this place as their headquarters, when they occupied