KGB spy museum

The KGB Espionage Museum features the world’s largest collection of Soviet KGB espionage artifacts.

KGB (КГБ in Cyrillic) stands for “Komitet Gosudarstvennoy Bezopasnosti,” which can be translated as the Committee for State Security. The KGB was the main security agency for the Soviet Union, and during the Cold War the KGB was in direct competition with the CIA and other state security agencies around the world for cultural, economic, and military dominance.

The interactive KGB Espionage Museum presents visitors with special equipment and techniques from the Cold War era, such as spy cameras, concealment devices, secret recorders, code machines, spy radios, and secure telephones. Come learn the secret history of a clandestine organization that has had an enduring and far-reaching influence on world affairs. The museum showcases a never-before-seen collection of one-of-a-kind items, many of which are only now being made public. The KGB Espionage Museum reveals the secret lives of prominent KGB agents, uncovering the strategies beneath many of history’s top secret espionage operations.

KGB Espionage Museum tickets are available online or in the museum.