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Lazdijų krašto muziejus. Buvęs „Žiburio“ gimnazijos pastatas, kuriame 1928-1931 m. gyveno poetė Salomėja Nėris.
Lazdijai Area Museum
 

Exposition in Lazdijai
Area Museum
 
Salomėjos nėries kambarys „Karstas“
Memorial Exposition of
Salomėja Nėris
 

Lazdijai Area Museum
 

lazdijai area Museum

Contacts
Address: Seinų g. 29, LT-67113, Lazdijai.
Tel. (+370 ~ 318) 52 726.
E-mail: muziejus@lazdijai.lt
http://www.lazdijumuziejus.lt
Director – Daina Pledienė.

Information for Visitor

Opening hours:
Monday to Friday 9.00–17.00, Saturday 9.00–15.45.

Additional services:
Guided tours.

Collection
Museum collection consists of illustrative material, photographs, books, paintings, charts, documents, etc.

Exposition

A Memorial Exposition to Salomėja Nėris (1904–1945)
The exposition has been installed in the main building of the museum – Seinai’s former “Žiburys” Gymnasium. In one room, called “Karstas” (The Coffin), materials are shown that tell of Salomėja Nėris’s life in Lazdijai (1928–1931).

Exhibition of Lazdijai’s History of Education
The exhibition is dedicated to the most well-celebrated inhabitants of the Lazdijai area and former “Žiburys” Gymnasium students. Various types of textbooks, teaching programs, and educational materials are on exhibit.

The Old Gymnasium Class
Becoming acquainted with the schools of yesteryear, visitors can sit down at a school bench and write with a goose feather. Late 19th century – early 20th century photographs of schools and their students in the Lazdijai area are also on exhibit.

Exhibitions
Exhibits of fine arts, literature, and ethnographic study exhibitions are arranged in the exhibit hall.

Cultural, educational activity
Organization of exhibitions;
Organization of literature afternoons;
Organization of Advent evening gatherings;
Organization of meetings with famous people;
Celebrations of notable dates;
Arrangements and readings of the announcements in schools and libraries.

Branch Museums

 
Ethnography Farmstead
of Pranas Dzūkas

Emilija Pliaterytė's
Museum in Kapčiamiestis

Museum of Fights for
Freedom
  
Veisiejai Area Museum

Ethnography Farmstead
of Pranas Dzūkas

Emilija Pliaterytė's
Museum in Kapčiamiestis

Museum of Fights for
Freedom

Veisiejai Area Museum

Motiejus Gustaitis Memorial Museum
Address: Seinų g. 29, LT-67113, Lazdijai.
Tel. (+370 ~ 318) 52 726.
Opening hours: currently closed.
Exposition installed in the residency of the priest, poet, interpreter, researcher of culture and literature, educator, doctor of philosophy, musicologist and linguist Motiejus Gustaitis (1870–1927) presents photographs, books, letters, memoirs about his life and work. M. Gustaitis wrote 6 collections of poetry, 3 monographs, first textbook on stylistics, translated 6 works of literature (mainly Antique).
Exposition also introduces social activities and works in literature by professor Gražina Gustaitytė-Krivickiene as well as Antanina Gustaitytė-Šalciuvienė.

Ethnography Farmstead of Pranas Dzūkas
Address: Delnicos kaimas, LT-67421, Šeštokų seniūnija, Lazdijų rajonas.
Tel. +370 633 30 628.
E-mail dzukasp[at]gmail.com
Visitors are accepted only by prior appointment.
Ethnographic homestead-museum of Pranas Dzūkas is established in 1972. The farmstead characteristic to Lazdijai district presents archaic agricultural implements, furniture, household objects which illustrate 19th-20th century everyday living of pheasants of Dzūkija.

Museum of Fights for Freedom
Address: Vytauto g. 11, LT-67122, Lazdijai.
Tel. +370 633 30 626.
Opening hours: Tuesday to Friday 9.00–17.00, Saturday 9.00–15.45.
Museum of Struggles for Freedom was initiated by the exiles, partisans, political prisoners and their relatives of Lazdijai region and established in 1992. Exposition is installed in the building, which housed KGB office of Lazdijai during the postwar period. This building was the place where Lithuanian people were being questioned; from here they were taken to prisons. Lists of Lithuanians and other citizens of the country to be deported to Siberia were also compiled here. Documents of that period, photographs of exiles, partisans and political prisoners, memoirs, used objects, audio and video material presented in this exhibition reflect the resistance movement, deportations and imprisonments.

Veisiejai Area Museum
Address: Vytauto g. 47, LT-67337, Veisiejai, Lazdijų rajonas.
Tel. (+370 ~ 318) 56 535.
E-mail veisiejumuziejus[at]gmail.com
Opening hours:
June – August: Tuesday – Thursday 9.00–17.00, Friday – Saturday 9.00–15.45.
Lunch hour – 12.15–13.00.
September – May: Monday – Thursday 9.00–17.00, Friday – 9.00–15.45.
Lunch hour – 12.15–13.00.

Emilija Pliaterytė's Museum in Kapčiamiestis
Address: Taikos g. 11, Kapčiamiestis, Lazdijų rajonas.
Tel. +370 633 30 102.
E-mail kapciamiesciomuziejus[at]gmail.com
Opening hours: Tuesday to Friday 9.00–17.00, Saturday 9.00–15.45.

Public Museums
The Museum supports the museums of Region's secondary schools as well as the Gustaitis Secondary School Museum.

History of the Museum
The Lazdijai Museum – the first in the ethnographic region of Dzūkija was founded by Gustaitis in 1924 next to the old building of Žiburys Secondary School.
In 1936, when the school was nationalized, the museum languished.
Since 1974 Nėris Memorial Museum has operated in the former secondary school.
In 1995 when the old Žiburys school building was renovated, Lazdijai Region History, Culture and Education Museum was established. Since 2004 – Lazdijai Area Museum.
The founder of the Museum is Culture Department of Lazdijai Municipality.

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