Excursions and educational programs

Excursions and educational programs

Educational recreational program “Fish Road”

Educational program “Fish Road” (lith. “Žuvies kelias”) invites you to Pamarys’ settlement Dreverna, where nature has created favourable conditions for living and fishing business. With “Žvejytės” you will sing, spin in round dances, learn Prussian Lithuanians dialect. You will taste Dreverna people fish-soup, try the dessert of Lithuania Minor – “gliumzinis“, (curd) cake with “kaffee“. You will taste Klaipeda region’s MEMEL Wine wine and sail the impressive ancient sailing boat “Dreverna” through the Curonian Lagoon.

Duration: 5 hours. Price: from EUR 39 per person. For groups up to 30 people. Boat type: ancient sailboat – cruise boat “Dreverna” or recreational boat. www.klaipedosrajonas.lt

Activities arranged by shipbuilder J. Gižas Museum 

“I‘ll build a sailing boat”

At the workshop of shipbuilder J. Gižas we will become apprentices: we‘ll learn about the Curonian flat-bottomed boats, their types, we‘ll learn to use two-handed saw and to plane boards. Each of us will build a sailing boat from veneer prefabrications which will sail on the water.  If the wind will be favourable we will have a sailing boats regatta (during a warm season). You will take your boat home with you. Duration:  1 h.  Price: EUR 5 per person. Minimal group size: 4 people. For pupils of 1-5 form, families. www.gargzdumuziejus.lt

“Time travel to July, 1944”

What would you do if you were told to retreat – to leave your home and friends? In July, 1944 evacuation was announced, the Red Army enters Lithuania and moves towards the German Reich board.
Would you obey? This unique trip by a time machine will take you to a house of a well known family where you will be treated with a traditional pie, invited to do some tasks and will have to make a fateful decision. Authentic stories and experience in Klaipeda Region – do you want to know your fate?

Duration: 1,5 h. Price: 7 Eur. www.gargzdumuziejus.lt

The activity “Our weather vane” (lith. “Mūsų vėtrungė”) introduces to the history, purpose, symbols and other important features of the weather vane. Participants paint and assemble a 50×50 cm weather vane, which they can bring home as a memory. One weather vane can be painted by up to 10 participants. Duration: 60 minutes. Price: EUR 20 per weather vane. www.gargzdumuziejus.lt

Participants of “Make a Fish” (lith. “Pasigamink žuvelę”) activity are introduced to the Pamarys region, its fishing peculiarities in history flow and the main fish of the Curonian Lagoon. They shape a fish living in the lagoon from the modelling clay. While the handmade creations are drying in the oven, they visit the small ship port of Dreverna. Duration: 45 min. Price: EUR 2 per adult, EUR 1 per child. www.gargzdumuziejus.lt

The activity “Weather vane bag – eco-friend” (lith. “Vėtrungės maišelis – eko draugelis”) is about the influence of weather vane on ecology and their purpose in the Curonian Lagoon region. The reusable shopping bag with a weather vane is being decorated with traditional weather vane colours and symbols. The appliqué is ironed with an antique iron heated with coal.
Duration: 45 min. Price: EUR 5 per bag. www.gargzdumuziejus.lt

Route around Dreverna with audio gide

You will learn the history of the place, interesting facts, listen to the songs of the Pamarys region and the local dialect of Lithuania Minor. The post is presented playfully with questions for reflection and guessing. The offered service invites to travel slowly – to get to know, feel, perceive, inspire, see.

Route: 11 km long. Duration: by bike – 2-3 hours, but you can also travel on foot. Price: Eur 5. www.gargzdumuziejus.lt

“Catches of Pamarys fishermen”

Entertainment and intruductive tour “Catches of Pamarys Fishermen” (invites you to take a guided trip by ship  around the fascinating Nemunas estuary. Enjoying the marvelous views of nature and the kingdom of birds you will taste freshly smoked fish and fish soup. You are welcome to choose additional services: accommodation, educational programs, other entertainment,

Duration: 2 hours. Price: customized according to the individual order. www.siluteinfo.lt

“Let’s feel the story of Paprūsė “

Educational entertainment program “Let‘s Feel the Sub-Prussian History” invites you to a unique city of Švėkšna – to learn the history of the border between the Minor and Major Lithuania, its traditions and culture. Accompanied by a professional guide you will travel around the city of  Švėkšna and get to know its history. At the Traditional Crafts Center you will learn about the local crafts and choose an educational program. After learning and experiencing a lot, we will invite you to fill yourself with the traditional food of our region. Have you tasted our rasalynė? We invite you to visit and try everything for yourself.

Duration: 1 hour . Price: EUR 10 per person. www.siluteinfo.lt

Activities arranged by Švėkšna Center of Traditional Crafts

During the acticity you will get to know about the history of Curonian weather vanes and Curonian people, meanings of the weather vanes’s symbols and colours, production process. Each will get a wooden weather vane model with a magnet. You will paint it in your own colours and that will reflect your own creativity and mood. This unique souvenir is an exciting gift for your relative or yourself.

Duration: approximately 2 hours. Price: for a group with less than 10 people – EUR 60. For 10 people and more – EUR 6 per person. www.siluteinfo.lt

Ceramic activity The Secrets of Clay. In the ceramics studio you will become acquainted with one of the oldest crafts. You will use your own hands in order to create clay crafts in a cozy creative environment.

Duration: up to 2 hours. Price: EUR 5 per person. For a group with less than 10 people – EUR 50. www.siluteinfo.lt