Jewish heritage in Lithuania

Jewish heritage in Lithuania

Jewish CemeteryNational Vilnius Gaon Jewish museum is dedicated to spread the tolerance in society as well as to collect the historical facts. Visitors can get aqcuainted with the past of the nation while attending one of several branches of the museum in Lithuania.

Toletance center Tolerance center is a department of Vilna Gaon Jewish State Museum in Lithuania. It is a museum telling about severe times of Jewish genocide in Lithuania. Relicts, pictures, paintings, art works and other authentic exhibits remarkably reveal the real history.

The Green House of Holocaust expositionHolocaust exposition located in the so called Green House in Vilnius Old Town is a little museum telling about the Holocaust in Lithuania. It is one of the departments of Vilna Gaon Jewish State Museum in Lithuania.

The Ninth fort, KaunasNinth fort in Kaunas is one of the most significant monuments of pain and horror in Lithuania. Visiting this place is not only interesting for those who love history, but also for everyone who would like to get close enough to the pain many people survived.

Paneriai Memorial monumentPaneriai Memorial Museum is one of Jewish heritage monuments in Lithuania. It is located in an authentic place of former mass massacre where, according to historical sources, 70 000 Jews were killed as well as thousands of people of other nationalities.