At the initiative of the Vilna Gaon State Jewish Museum, the Memorial Museum of Holocaust in Lithuania and Vilna Ghetto will be established in the historical building, which hosted the public library “Meficei Haskala“ during the prewar period and the Vilna Ghetto Library in the later years.
The current Holocaust exposition of the Vilna Gaon State Jewish Museum, located on Pamėnkalnio Str. 12, is not anymore capable of accepting the growing number of visitors. Due to inadequate exhibiting conditions it is also not possible to display the most unique exhibits of the museum’s collections, such as the Plastic Model of Vilnius city, created by the inmates of the Vilna Ghetto. Large collections of Holocaust documents, including diaries, photos, posters, art objects, personal items, recordings and videos are preserved in the funds of the Vilna Gaon State Jewish Museum. This rich cultural heritage and Holocaust history will be presented in the expositions of the Memorial Museum of Holocaust in Lithuania and Vilna Ghetto. The venue of the new museum was not chosen accidentally – the historical building, located in the territory of Vilna Ghetto, will help to present the circumstances and history of the Holocaust in Lithuania in an authentic way.
Currently the building on Žemaitijos Str. 4 is in emergency state and needs stabilization works. The Vilna Gaon State Jewish Museum submitted a proposal to the Department of Cultural Heritage to include the building into Register of Cultural Properties.
You may contribute the project of the Memorial Museum of Holocaust in Lithuania and Vilna Ghetto by volunteering, donating or lending exhibits as well as by making financial donations. For more information, please contact the Head of the History Research Department, Neringa Latvytė-Gustaitienė, tel: (+370 5) 212 7083, e-mail: email@example.com.
Information about the beneficiary:
Vilna Gaon State Jewish Museum
Code of the legal entity: 190757374
Address: Naugarduko St. 10/2, Vilnius, LT-01309
Settling account number: 417044060001122232, AB SEB bank
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