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. Educational programs take place here, during which it is possible to take a closer look at the restoration of wooden exhibits. Only available during tours.
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 […]
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.
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.