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  • Timetable of the guided tours at weekends

    Only general organised guided tours take place in Kaunas Ninth Fort Museum at weekends. Pre-booking is not possible: the person who purchased the ticket earlier acquires the priority to participate in the guided tour. The maximum number of participants in a tour is 25 people. A special ticket for a participant of an organised guided… Read more
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    From the 1st of April the Museum opening hours are changing. The exhibitions can be visited from Tuesday to Sunday 10:00-18:00.
  • International Holocaust Remembrance Day

    For the commemoration of the International Holocaust Remembrance Day, we invite you to listen to the thoughts of the pastor, the initiator of the “March of Life”, the author of the book “Breaking the Veil of Silence”, Jobst Bittner, and the representatives of the younger generation, on why it is important to talk about what… Read more
  • International youth group performed at Kaunas Ninth Fort Museum

    Project "Sound in the Silence"

    How can art help young people relive and understand some of the most difficult pages from the history of the last century? Students from Croatia, Hungary, Germany and Lithuania visited the Ninth Fort of the Kaunas Fortress Museum to take part in the eighth edition of the educational project Sound in the Silence. The 19th-century… Read more
  • Tebby Ramasike

    Interview with dancer and choreographer Tebby Ramasike

    Tebby Ramasike, who will perform at the Ninth Fort: “In ugliness there is beauty and in darkness there is light”

    South African-born dancer and choreographer Tebby W. T. Ramasike has three decades of experience working on a professional stage. Ramasike doesn’t avoid drawing resources from painful historical events, which he combines with his personal experience and expresses in body language. On 24th of September, 2022, he will perform the performance “The Wreckage Of My Flesh”… 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].