Communism & Nuclear Bunker Tour
Daily in English at 10:30 and 14:30
(Except Dec. 23,24,25 & 31st evening + Jan 1st morning, )
This country has a dark period in its history: Communism was full of paranoia, spying, and violence. On this tour you can discover the background and stories from the communist time and experience how life was during Communism in the Cold War period. Part of daily life was the fear of a nuclear war. In that case, not everybody would survive, only some. But who, and where? The answer to this question lies beneath the ground. After the start of the Cold War at the end of the 1940s and especially in the 1950s permanent paranoia took grip of the. Fear of an attack from the West by the capitalist and imperialist enemies was rampant. As a result of defensive policies introduced on both sides of the Iron Curtain it was necessary to prepare for such a war.
- history of Communism, spies, and lies, Communist terror: prisoners, refugees, dissidents, cold war stories, the biggest statue of Stalin ever built in the world, the former Communist Secret Police (StB) headquarters, memorials to the victims, original photo-footage from 1960's
- Prague Spring, a Russian invasion of 1968, death of the student Jan Palach
- end of Communism, the story of the Velvet Revolution, chaos, hope, new future
- visit of a real nuclear bunker from the 1950’s, 16 meters or 4 floors deep under the city, the biggest one in Prague for up to 5000 people with the nuclear bunker museum with cold war expositions and a gasmask workshop
- a copy of the Nuclear Bunker survival Guide (picture booklet)
PRICE: 600 CZK or 24 EUR / 500 CZK or 20 EUR Stud.
DURATION: 2+ hours
(PLEASE NOTE: the tour also takes place on the dates of Dec. 23,26,27,28,29,30, but the dates of 23,26,30 are not bookable online-Tickets for those dates can be purchased at the ticket office or can be reserved via email)