Objects

Building on Kurpių Street 2
The building, situated in Klaipėda Old Town, is one of the fragments of the historical arrangement of Kurpių Street. It was built in the late 19th century. According to the data of 1866, the empty...
The building of Louise gymnasium
The higher (Latin) school was opened in Klaipėda in the early 18th c. At the end of the same century it was reorganised into a Realschule. Around 1814 it was located on Tomo Street, near St John's a...
Court and prison building
The huge 5000 m2 building complex, situated at Jūros Street 1 (former Malkų Street 2) is regarded as the major architectural piece on Naujoji Uosto Street. The Register of Cultural Heritage refers...
Shelter for merchants' widows
In 1797 the citizens of Memel founded a Fund for Merchants' Widows. In the second half of the 19th c. it purchased a plot at S. Daukanto Street 28 and in 1878 built a shelter for merchants' widows. 6...
Union fertilizer factory
The chemical industry in Lithuania started out in the late 19th c. and mostly produced paint, varnish, various salts, acids, medicine and cosmetics. The majority of these companies were small. The A....
Railway bridge over Dangė river
The railway bridge over Dangė river was built in 1874, during the construction of Klaipėda-Tilsit railway. The bridge was built by workers from Joniškis. Built of stones with five semi-circular it...
Klaipėda power plant
The first Klaipėda Central Power Plant was built in 1900 and supplied power to the city lighting and the tramway network, established in 1904 (the only one in Lithuania). The power plant was located...
Friedrich's arcade
In 1692–1722 near Klaipėda, on the left side of the old Dangė river, there was a separate town, named after the Prussian King Friedrich Wilhelm I (Friedrichsstadt), which had its own coat of flag...
Riflemen's house
Riflemen's organisation was established in Klaipėda in the late 17th c. After the Seven Years' War it was disbanded, but in 1838 the riflemen renewed their activity. In 1843 the organisation was the...
Swing (chain) bridge
The manual swing bridge over the castle channel on Žvejų Street is a unique object of technical heritage. The bridge was built in 1855 of riveted iron, decorated with chains, thus referred to as of...
Memorial plaque with a bas-relief for Bronislovas Lubys
The memorial plaque with a bas-relief in memory of Bronislovas Lubys, was opened on the building at J. Zauerveino Street 18 on 26 October 2012. Bronislovas Lubys was a prominent person that has left...
Craftsmen's house
The craftsmen's house (Puodžių Street 11) was built in the late 18th–early 19th c. It is a typical example of classicism and one of a few authentic buildings remaining in the city. During the of...
Victoria Hotel
Victoria Hotel was opened in 1881. At that time, it was a beautiful and elegant building on Palangos/Polangen Street. The origins of the building date back to the Weisses Ross Tavern. At the end of a...
The School of Commerce
On this location before the war there was the building of the School of Commerce. In 1921, Ieva Simonaitytė, the writer of Klaipėda region, came to Kaipėda and started attending the evening School...
Building on Tilžės st. 13
Ieva Simonaitytė, the writer of Klaipėda region, lived in this building (former Tilžės st. 11) between 1931 and 1938. Here, she wrote her novel Vilius Karalius. The building still stands and a to...
The Building on Baltikalnio Street 12
In 1925–1931 this building (formerly Butsargių 2) was the home of the writer Ieva Simonaitytė. It was here that she wrote her novel Aukštųjų Šimonių likimas (The Fate of the Great Šimonys)....
Kūlių Vartų Street
In the medieval times the city gate was rather important, not only protecting the city from enemies and burglars, but also helping to control the trade.  The first data on the gate of Klaipėda back...
Rytas Press and Publishing Company
In 1921–1939 the building on Turgaus street 3 (former Marktstrasse 48/49) belonged to Rytas Press and Publishing Company. Some of its employees included Adomas Brakas, Viktoras Gailius and Jokūbas...
The Building of the Representation of Lithuania on Žvejų Street 5
The Representation of Lithuania was established in Klaipėda region in 1920, with Captain Leopoldas Dimša appointed as the representative of the Republic of Lithuania. In 1922 he was succeeded by In...
The Building on Herkaus Manto Street 5
The building on the former Libauer Str. 20, which was the home of the writer Ieva Simonaitytė in 1922–1924, did not survive to this day. In her autobiographical novel Nebaigta knyga (The Book), 20...