Museum of the Ninth Fort

Museum of the Ninth Fort information

Kaunas , Lithuania
Žemaičių plentas 73
+370 37 377 748
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adult/child €2.40/1.50, catacombs with guide €6
Opening hours
10am-6pm Wed-Mon Apr-Oct, to 4pm Nov-Mar
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A poignant memorial to the tens of thousands of people, mainly Jews, who were murdered by the Nazis, the excellent Museum of the Ninth Fort, 7km north of Kaunas, comprises an old WWI-era fort and the bunker-like church of the damned. Displays cover deportations of Lithuanians by the Soviets and graphic photo exhibitions track the demise of Kaunas' Jewish community.

Take bus 23 from Jonavos gatvė to the 9-ojo Forto Muziejus stop and cross under the motorway.