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  • Guidelines for visiting the museum during the state of national emergency

    On the last Sunday of each month all visitors can visit the museum free of charge. Free entrance tickets are available at the ticket office. Guided tours on the last Sunday of month are not available. During the visit, please follow the verbal instructions of the museum staff – restrictions on the flow of visitors… Read more
  • Installation “Lost Baggage”

    by Mykola Ridnyi

    The installation “Lost Baggage“ by the Ukrainian artist Mykola Ridnyi was exhibited at Kaunas Railway Station and after 12th Kaunas Biennale it was transferred to the Kaunas Ninth Fort Museum. The installation temporarily will be stored and exhibited at the museum because the art supporters, who would be able to purchase them or donate them… Read more
  • International Holocaust Remembrance Day

    On the 27th of January, Kaunas Ninth Fort Museum commemorated the International Holocaust Remembrance day. Visitors were able to have a look at the Museum expositions and to attend the thematic excursions “Holocaust in Lithuania” free of charge. The UN General Assembly designated 27th of January as International Holocaust Remembrance day. This day honours all… Read more
  • Memorial Plaquette Unveiling Ceremony

    On the 13th of April, a ceremony was held to unveil a memorial plaquette near the mass murder site in the Ninth Fort. The memorial plaquette is dedicated to the german jews, who were deported from Frankfurt am Main and killed at the Ninth Fort in 1941 November 25. The ceremony was attended by the… Read more
  • The release of a collection of articles

    “The Holocaust in the Eastern and Western European States Occupied by the Nazis: Studies and Memory“

    The Holocaust is a massive destruction of the Jewish nation during the Second World War. It is one of the most painful periods in the history of humankind, which symbols, meaning, and religious significance have not lost their relevance after more than 70 years. Lithuanian and foreign historians, state actors, and public figures raise issues… Read more

Concrete-filled Brutalism and Historical Memory that Testifies Brutality

Virtual exhibition

Geometric shapes and rough surfaces, which highlight the natural materials of the construction, are the main features that characterise the direction of architecture called brutalism. The name of brutalism that prospered in the architecture of the 1960s and 1980s is associated with the technology of finishing the external surface of buildings with raw concrete [french béton brut].