The history of Tauragė is recorded in the Museum’s Age Tower, where the history of the region is told through a 360-degree video projector. During the education, the museum’s smart technologies, the history of the castle and the reflection of the participants during Kahoot game on their modern phones are combined into one.
Horror stories is a genre of modern folklore, popular among children. The participants of the education will enrich their imagination with new images that come to life in the educator’s stories about mythical creatures in the darkness of the menus of Tauragė Castle.
During the education, each participant will be introduced to the history of photography and one of the ways to obtain photography. Cyanotype is a printing process discovered in 1842. The result is a light or dark blue print. The photosensitive material is applied to the paper surface.
Exile and Resistance Museum has a unique exhibition dedicated to deportations. On the first floor of the museum we can see various items of deportees brought from exile. In the educational program, students can take a closer look at each exhibit, see what they might not even notice sometimes, because they have to do it in the dark using only a flashlight.
Pupils are taken to the museum’s archeological tower, where they told about the Baltic tribes: the Scalovians and Samogitians living in Tauragė region. The development of work tools and jewelry over the centuries is revealed.
Why protect birds? How to lure them into your yard? How to assemble the nest correctly? What are the artificial nests? Those who are interested will find out about it by listening to the story in the museum’s Nature Exposition.
The program is designed to provide children with a basic knowledge of the birds of our land, to strengthen theoretical knowledge gained through biology lessons, and to develop practical skills to help identify the most abundant bird species in the wild.
It is a lively and joyfull educational activity that teaches the old rope twisting craft. There is a saying “Spinning Like a Winder”, so educational participants will rotate like real winders – they will learn about famous Skaudvilė markets and Samogitian horses, how to twist the rope, play Lithuanian folk games and even try to create their own Lithuanian multipart song.
During the activity people will travel around Skaudvilė town. Participants receive old photographs from which they must recognize current locations. It is a great way to get acquainted with the history of this region, to analyze changes yourself, to see architectural monuments and urban heritage.
Tauragė is a border city where several religions and languages once existed. One of them is the Southern Samogitian. In order to nurture the intangible cultural heritage of these countries, the educational program “Witchcraft for Children” is conducted in the Ethnographic exposition
An activity dedicated to the girl’s party, full of incantations, spells, love magic and superstitions, according to which in ancient times Lithuanians used to get married.
In 1843 Honore de Balzac was in Lithuania. In the spring of that year he came to St. Petersburg to visit Countess Evelina Hanska, whom he intended to marry. After failed wedding proposal the writter left St. Petersburn in autumn. On October 10 Balzac stopped in Tauragė, where he wrote a letter to the Countess at the local inn: