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Red Terror Martyrs Memorial Museum

Bole Road, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
+251 11 515 6197
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A must stop in Addis !!

it is the must see in Addis.i had great guide. he was one of the victim of the Derg.very... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Berryms
Interesting museum to visit

The museum is relatively small and the exhibits are ok. Labels in English could use lots of... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
w0rldtraveler1958
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Bole Road, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
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+251 11 515 6197
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

it is the must see in Addis.i had great guide. he was one of the victim of the Derg.very interesting museum that tells you the horrific history of Ethiopia. i recommend to google about the regime before you go

1  Thank Berryms
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The museum is relatively small and the exhibits are ok. Labels in English could use lots of improvement. It is worth paying a guide to explain the displays. This visit requires no more than one hour max to see everything.

Thank w0rldtraveler1958
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

An amazing exhibition, really grasping and awful to see what Ethiopia has been through. Very educational and interesting!

Thank Elin G
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Interesting period of history. Large photos, needs a little more background, but it's a good museum, given that it's a free, donation-based museum.

Thank captkookooskoos
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Reviewed 7 March 2018 via mobile

The “Derg Time” ( as many Ethiopians referred to the years under communism) is important To recognize and remember. not only for Ethiopians but for all citizens of the world. This museum Is great education tool as well as a memorial. If they had turned...More

Thank Sarah M
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Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

This museum is so amazing it tells the horrific history of the durg occupation from the 1979 to the early 1990s. This museum takes about an hour to go thought. Do not do this with the tour otherwise you will not under it at all....More

Thank mrPanzirer
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Reviewed 25 February 2018 via mobile

Very bard museum but it would be good if people that do not understand the slightest thing about this terrible episode more information and references. I would have suggested more chronological and more information on the characters Apart from that sad to know that so...More

Thank Tarek G
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Reviewed 20 February 2018

The theme of the museum is very much to pay respect to the victims of the Derg regime that followed the feudal imperial reign by Haile Selasssi after a coup in the 1970s and 80s. Convincing evidence is presented including documents by the regime itself,...More

1  Thank Robert937
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Reviewed 18 February 2018

Small, well maintained and powerful museum. We stopped here on our way to the National Museum and it was worth the visit. Spent about 1 hour.

1  Thank alo6n
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Reviewed 16 February 2018

Interesting if you are a war buff. They don't have much money for displays and have done what they can.

1  Thank alaskalodge
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IsabelleW90
20 March 2017|
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Response from josorb | Reviewed this property |
I have been informed by Ethiopian colleagues that the museum is open daily from 08:30 to 17:00. Its really worth a visit.
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Honest1yOpinionated
9 July 2016|
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Response from Vito G | Reviewed this property |
Our visit with a guide lasted less than an hour. Of course it can be longer if you spend more time at each panel.
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Turatsinze C
28 March 2015|
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Response from Danuta O | Reviewed this property |
The museum is free but you can drop something in the donation box placed by the exit.
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