TOWER IS NOT WORKING AT THE MOMENT
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.
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.
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.
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 […]