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Vincas Mykolaitis-Putinas
Memorial Museum. Photo:
Marius Mikalajūnas
Fragment of the Exposition
Photo: Marta Ivanova
Svetainės ir darbo kabineto fragmentas. Nuotr. Martos Ivanovos
Photo: Marta Ivanova

Photo: Marta Ivanova  

Photo: Marta Ivanova  

Vincas Mykolaitis-Putinas Memorial Museum

Contacts
Address: Tauro g. 10-3, LT-01114 Vilnius.
Tel. (+370 ~ 5) 262 44 80.
E-mail: info.putino[at]vilniausmuziejai.lt
http://www.vilniausmuziejai.lt/putinas/apie_muzieju.php
http://putinomuziejus.blogas.lt/
Head of the Museum – Ramunė Šorienė.

Information for Visitor

Opening hours:
Tuesday – Saturday 10–17.

Admission:
free of charge.

Additional services:
reservation of excursions;
listening to audio records with the strophes read by V. Mykolaitis-Putinas;
watching of slides illustrating the writer's life;
listening to the writer's beloved music.

Collection
The Museum has about 5 000 exhibits accumulated. The collection is made of authentic things of the writer V. Mykolaitis-Putinas (1893–1967): furniture, books, pictures, as well as various materials associated with the writer's creation, life and personality.

Exposition
In three memorial rooms (the study, the parlor and the sleeping-room) the authentic atmosphere is restored. Their furniture, books, pictures tell about rich surroundings of the writer's home:

The study
The study is a place of creative concentration and work. Here often came the colleagues from the University, writers, and friends to listen to classical music and read their works of creation.

The parlor
The parlor looks very cozy with its stylish furniture from the start of this century, the piano of secessive forms.

Exposition reflecting writer's life and activities in Vilnius
Here are exposed books, photos, and copies of manuscripts, which are grouped by the main sphere of V. Mykolaitis-Putinas' activities: as writer, translator, scientist, prosaist, and pedagogue.

Cultural, educational activity
Organizing of literary events;
Arrangement of meetings;
Arrangement of seminars on V. Mykolaitis-Putinas' life and creation;
Fulfillment of the educational program designed for pupils.

Other news
The museum opened in 1986 in the home of Vincas Mykolaitis-Putinas (1893–1967), a famous poet, novelist, playwright, and professor of literature at Kaunas and Vilnius Universities.
The founder of the Museum is the Vilnius City Municipality.

 

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