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The Ninth Fort

ix fortasIn 1958 in Kaunas' 9th Fort was established a museum with republic's significance. In 1959 a first exposition was prepared in four cells, about Hitlerite occupants' crimes carried out throughout Lithuania.9th Fort is a Stronghold in the northwest section of Kaunas, with capacity of defensive in strengthening.  At the end of 19 century Kaunas was created the 1st class Stronghold, in 1890 it was encircled by eight forts, nine batteries (groups of guns, men and equipment) and a centralized fortification lineup. The Ninth Fort museum contains collections of historical artifacts related both to Soviet atrocities and the Nazi genocide, as well as materials related to the earlier history of Kaunas and Ninth Fort. The memorial to the victims of fascism at Ninth Fort in Kaunas, Lithuania, was designed by sculptor A. Ambraziunas. Erected in 1984, the monument is 105 feet (32 m) high. The mass burial place of the victims of the massacres carried out in the fort is a grass field, marked by a simple yet frankly worded memorial written in several languages. It reads, "This is the place where Nazis and their assistants killed more than 30,000 Jews from Lithuania and other European countries."


Address: Žemaičių highway 73, Kaunas


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  • Opening hours - April - October : I, III-VII 10.00 am. - 6.00 pm.;
    November - March: III-VII 10.00 am. - 4.00 p.m.
  • Exposition - The museum contains collections of genocide and holocaust, executed during Soviet's and Hitler's occupation, also are accumulated and protected historic materials of Kaunas strong hold and 9th Fort.


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