2021 m. April 21
 Aukų str. 2A, LT-01113 Vilnius, Lithuania,  tel./fax: +370 5 249 8156, e-mail: muziejus@genocid.lt
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Nazi occupation and the Holocaust in Lithuania

The exhibition is held in the 3rd cell of the former KGB prison, where signs made by Gestapo prisoners in 1942–1944 still remain on the walls. The exhibition arranged in this small space tells about the Nazi occupation, Gestapo prisons and prisoners, the history of the Vilnius ghetto, mass executions at Paneriai, the latest research data collected in the territory of Paneriai forest by order of the Genocide and Resistance Research Centre of Lithuania in 2008, and the award of the title of the Righteous among the Nations to non-Jewish residents of Lithuania who saved Jews during the Holocaust. A documentary created by Algis Kuzmickas for this exhibition – Hostages. July 1941 – is shown on the monitor.

The exhibition was part of the programme of the year commemorating Lithuanian residents who were victims of the Holocaust and was opened on 20 October 2011. The exhibition was designed and implemented by UAB Forteco.

From the exhibition
© Lietuvos gyventojų genocido ir rezistencijos tyrimo centras.
Created by: „Teratekas”