This bunker was the underground command post of the German general Otto von Lasch during the Battle of Königsberg in 1945. A museum of the city's German past (which lasted 689 years) and Soviet 'liberation' of the city, including several interesting dioramas of events during the days of the battle.

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Founded: 1945
Category: Museums in Russia

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FUNNY FPV France (9 months ago)
Very interesting place. You will find lots of information on the capitulation of the German forces commanded by the general Otto Lasch and why Kaliningrad (ex Koeningsberg) is Russian now. I recommend it highly if you want to understand the rich history of this place. Unfortunately it is not huge as some would expect but it’s still an interesting experience to visit a bunker.
Daniil V (16 months ago)
Relatively small museum. It's basically a corridor with a bunch of small rooms on each side, but every room has a lot of content in every room. Even if you don't get a guide, you can learn a lot just by reading the signs on the walls or using the AR app. Most of the exposition is dedicated to World War II and the Red Army's offensive against the German forces in Konigsberg. The catch is that you need to know Russian to read the signs. Not sure if the guides speak English either, so enter at your own risk.
Bastiaan Willems (2 years ago)
Incredibly informative and a good attempt to tell the story of the siege and storming of Königsberg. I was here a few years ago as well, and since then it has become much more professional. Audio guides could have been clearer and no signs in English, but I personally wasn't too bothered by that.
Aliaksei Mychko (2 years ago)
Nothing special, small amount of exhibits. Looks like small museum for schoolkids.
Helen Matthews (2 years ago)
Fascinating place. Dioramas showing what Koenigsberg was like at the amend of the war.
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