The diversity of the country’s nature is presented in the Nature Exposition, which is divided into six zones. Birds, mammals, live exotic and native fish, reflections of nature, invertebrate hut and recreation area.
The consistent historical narrative of the Tauragė region begins with prehistory and continues to the present day. Archaeological finds, the remains of the Tauragė manor, the features of the border with Prussia, the world wars, the devastated land, and the flourishing of a modern industrial city. Yiddish, German, Russian and Lithuanian-speaking Tauragians who lived here […]
The ethnographic region of Southern Samogitia is presented by the material heritage of this region. Peasants’ household and household items, textiles, national costume that has kept local traditions. There is an interactive table representing the national costumes of women and men of all five ethnographic regions of Lithuania. There are colored puzzles on the walls with St. George, tree of life and various chest pattern images. In the Folk Art Hall, old folk art and works of folk artists of the Tauragė region shine in all their beauty.
After both world wars, the city of Tauragė remained especially devastated. The installation “Lost Tauragė” is located in the basement of the tower. Here, special attention is paid to imitating reality: the gloomy environment, the scattering of the wreckage of imitation weapons and the smoke of nitrogen make it feel as if you are hiding in a bunker and a war is going on above us.
In the eastern tower of the castle prof. dr. Eugenijus Jovaiša’s archeological exposition was established. Visitors will get to know the oldest history of our country, which dates back to the first centuries after Christ.
An exposition of works by folk artist Antanas Bagdonas, an honorary citizen of Tauragė, and his wife Elena Bagdonienė-Čėsnaitė is located on the second floor of the museum administration building. A. Bagdonas is one of the most prominent personalities in the history of Tauragė folk art. Not only wood but also metal, clay, stone, amber […]
Photography gallery is located in one of the towers of Tauragė Castle, which was started by the then museum photographer Romualdas Vaitkus. Since its establishment in 2003, the gallery has been organizing exhibitions of the most famous Lithuanian photographers, press photographers and local photographers. The gallery’s exposition is formed through two floors of the tower, where it is possible to exhibit 30-40 large-format works.
After the implementation of the project, representative spaces appeared in Tauragė Castle Halls, where the surviving 19th century pavement, original arches were opened, Empire-style interior was restored.
It is not common for visitors to visit museum depositories. During the renovation of the museum, a solution was found – a glass wall, behind which the exhibits of the depository can be seen by people. In addition, the museum’s restorer’s workshop became open to visitors.