Objects

Grave monument for the Gerlach family
The grave monument for the Gerlach family was opened in Klaipėda Sculpture Park on 28 September 2016.The grave monument for the prominent merchant Hermann Gerlach (1846–1913) and his wife Marie to...
“Baltischer Hof” hotel
In 1839–1842 the local press mentions a hotel and restaurant, called At the White Swan (Zum weißen Schwan). The origin of the title is related to the White Swan (Weißen Schwan) goods warehouse, a...
Memorial plate for Jurgis Arnašius
1 August 2017 marked the opening of the memorial plate with a sculptural relief, installed on a building on Jūros Street 1, in memory of Jurgis Arnašius. In 1924–1934 he used to work as the in on...
Vytautas the great gymnasium (S. Daukanto Street 31)
The Lithuanian gymnasium was established in the hall of Sandora organisation in 1922 and had 28 pupils. In 1923 it was transferred to the premises of the Teachers' Seminary. There the number of kept...
Drama Theatre (Teatro Street 2)
The building of the city theatre, referred to as the Comedy House  used to stand not far from the castle already back in 1785, but its fate is unknown.In 1803 the merchant Ch. W. Wachsenn the House...
Augusta Victoria Lycée (K. Donelaičio Street 4)
People started thinking about higher education for girls only in the early 19th c. Before the opening of a girls' class under the boy's high school in 1806, richer families used to hire governesses....
Klaipėda Laukininkai Church
In the 16th-17th c. the eastern side of the island of Klaipėda city between the two arms of the river Dangė was a religious centre with the first churches in Klaipėda: the Church of St John for of...
Klaipėda Anglican Church
The Anglican religion reached Klaipėda in the 18th c. together with English merchants and industrialists. For some time religious communities that did not have their own house of worship, including...
Klaipėda Irvingite Church (currently Catholic Church of Christ the King)
Irvingism is a branch of Protestantism. The source of this movement is related to the Presbyterian priest Edward Irwing, who lived in Scotland in 1792-1834, whose purpose was to restore the apostolic...
Klaipėda Reformed Evangelical Church
The Reformed Evangelical Church is one of the branches of Protestant denomination – the followers of John Calvin, acknowledging only two out of seven Roman Catholic sacraments – baptism and their...
Kretingalė Evangelical Lutheran Church
The date, when the Evangelical Lutheran Church of Kretingalė was established, remains unclear to this day. According to the historians J. Yčas and B. Kviklis, it happened back in 1550, while German...
Plikiai Evangelical Lutheran Church
The Evangelical Lutheran Parish of Plikiai was established in 1891 after separating 25 villages from St Jacob Evangelical Lutheran Parishes of Kretingalė and Klaipėda. The first pastor appointed at...
Klaipėda Evangelical Baptist Church
Baptists are the advocates of the radical Reformation that flourished in Switzerland, South Germany, Alsace, Holland and other places. Baptists in Lithuania have been known since the mid. 19th c., of...
Chapel of the City Cemetery (currently All Russian Saints Orthodox Church of Klaipėda)
The first city cemeteries used to settle near churches, on the bastion near the Stone Gate in the 17th c. and later – on Naujojo Sodo Street. Due to lack of space the cemetery used to be closed and...
Liepų street Bridge
Liepų Street bridge over Dangė river was built in 1880 after extending Liepų Street and building a new road to Plikiai. This bridge also served for the narrow-gauge railway, built before the World...
KU Botanical Garden
In 1991 after the establishment of Klaipėda University and developing study programmes in Biology, Ecology and Recreation, the university needed a scientific research base. This was the reason for a...
Louise manor
On the other side of the river from Bachman Manor, there was the Small Meadow and Louise Manor, which belonged to the merchant Wachsen. Louise Manor was established in the eastern part of the city at...
The ashery
The first written sources on Pelenynas (the Ashery), the historical suburb of Klaipėda (Memel) city, located East of John's Hill, date back to the second half of the 17th c. On the second half of c....
Mokyklos street bridge
The growing city and increasing traffic made it necessary to build bypasses and new bridges over Dangė river. Mokyklos Street bridge, one of the 6 bridges over Dangė river in Klaipėda city does to...
The narrow-gauge railway station buildings
The narrow-gauge railway buildings were built in 1900–1905. The arrangement consists of three rectangular buildings: a single-storey storage, a single-storey station and a two-storey administration...