Victims of Communism

About the museum

We Must Remember

The Victims of Communism Museum is dedicated to commemorating the more than 100 million victims of Communism around the world and to those pursuing freedom from totalitarian regimes



Witness the rise of Communism, the terror of Lenin and Stalin, the growth of the tragic Gulag system, the eastward expansion of Communism, and share in the inspiring stories of those fighting against the most deadly ideology man has ever created.

Museum news

Grand Opening

The Victims of Communism Museum opened June 13. Reserve your tickets today.

Temporary Exhibts

Stay tuned for the Museum’s first temporary exhibit this summer.

This Day in History

Remember the crimes of Communism. Remember the victims and the heroes.


Monday – Friday:
9:00 AM – 3:00 PM


900 15th Street, NW
Washington, D.C. 20005