The Biggest Museum of Joseph Stalin

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The city of Gori in Georgia has an interesting old district and a fortress but tourists primarily come here to visit the world biggest museum of Joseph Stalin.

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The museum is situated on the central square of the city.

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The museum was opened in 1937 in a historic memorial house where father of J. Stalin used to rent some space for living and working.

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Here Joseph Stalin spent first 4 years of his life.

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No personality cult without a monument to self.

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Another bigger building standing behind, established in 1951.

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Another monument inside.

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Office

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Student’s card of J. Stalin’s wife – Nadezhda Allilueva.

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Guides say no word about reprisals.
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Followers of K. Marx.

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Lenin and Stalin in Gorki.

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“Proletarian” newspaper

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Stalin liked to talk … to workers…
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and peasants

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His crucial role in the war is demonstrated vividly too.
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And this is him developing war plans.

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And drinking tea from the cup with his own image…
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The present from Italian women who lived in France.

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1949 – another present

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And finally he died.

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And here’s his personal railway carriage. He had been using it since 1941 for travelling to conferences and other purposes.

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5 thoughts on “The Biggest Museum of Joseph Stalin”

  1. Sad story about Stalin’s wife. She committed suicide at age 31 (?) by shooting herself in the head. Stalin never told their children the cause of her death.

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