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Museum of Kristijonas Donelaitis

Phone: (40144) 932-69 - ., (4012) 453-844 - .

Address: 238022, Kaliningrad region, Chistye prudy settlement, Nesterovskiy Region

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    In 1979, Memorial Museum of Kristijonas Donelaitis was established in the church, located on a hill, among high century trees. This church was built more than 200 years ago under the patronage of Donelaitis himself. He served as a parson here in the second half of 18th century.

    Remains of the writer were reburied in June 14, 1979 in the crypt set inside the church in the underground. The crypt is set in the place, were archeologists, working on the interior of this church discovered his remains in 1967.

    Stained glass windows of the church, made by artist A.Grabauskas, feature episodes from the best-known work of K. Donelaitis - the poem " Seasons", which portrays the scenes from everyday life of peasantry. The showcases feature permanent exposition on the life and work of this classic figure of Lithuanian literature.

    Authentic rectory from the times of Donelaitis stands next to the church. The writer lived here for 37 years. And here the world famous poem "Seasons" has been written. In 1998, restored rectory has been entered into a memorial complex of a museum

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Administrative phone:
    (4012) 453-902, Fax: (4012) 453-902

Foundation and opening day:
    opened: 11.10.1979

Organisation status:
   State Russia

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Organisation type:
    culture for society


    permament show rooms 937,62

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