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 makes it feel as if you are hiding in a bunker and a war is going on above us. On the first floor of the Tower of Ages, a film about the history of the city is shown through video projections across the entire wall. On the second floor, a meditative environment has been created, where a stylized space can be seen in the vault of the tower, and conventional sounds can be heard in the background. Visitors can lie on the floor.
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 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.
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.