In search of old Prienai…

 

Duration: 1 hour (may vary depending on visitors’ needs)

For: middle-aged and senior pupils, families, and elderly people

Moderator: chief funds manager E. Juodsnukytė

Location: the Museum of Prienai Region, 13 F. Martišiaus St, Prienai, and Prienai City

Visiting time: a visit can be prearranged by calling +370 682 59394

Fee: 1 euro for children, pupils and students; 2 euros for adults

Educational activity

The secrets of the history of Prienai Region, where the borders of Suvalkija and Dzūkija meet… Who are we? When and how did we come here, on both sides of the River Nemunas? The site of the old castle, the mansion, the famous seventeenth-century paper workshop of Prienai. The romanticism of old Prienai streets, namely the monument to Grand Duke Kęstutis, the Goldberg beer brewery, the cinema “Palás”, printing houses, bookshops, banks… People from our region, and our memory…

You will visit great historical buildings, such as the Church of the Epiphany in Prienai, the monument to the Lithuanian Grand Duke Kęstutis, the Greimų Bridge, the synagogue etc.

The museum is closed during the following holidays:

 

• January 1st. – New Year

• February 16th – Lithuanian State Restoration Day
• March 11th. – Day of Restoration of Independence of Lithuania
• St. Easter (Sunday and Monday).
• May 1st. – International Labour Day
• Mother’s Day on the first Sunday in May
• The first Sunday in June – Father’s Day
• June 24th. – St. John’s Day (Dew and Midsummer’s Day)
• July 6th – Statehood Day (Coronation of King Mindaugas)
• August 15th. – Assumption day (Day of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin)
• November 1st. – All Saints Day
• December 24th. – Christmas Eve
• December 25 – 26. Christmas