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Unforgettable Futures: Visions for Lithuania‘s Centenary

“Unforgettable Futures: Visions for Lithuania‘s Centenary“ covers a non-typical and involving stories. An interactive exhibition that will allow its visitors to experience a 100 year Lithuanian history period in less than an hour was created to commemorate and celebrate Lithuania‘s centenary.

“Unforgettable Futures: Visions for Lithuania‘s Centenary” allows its visitors to get to know the most important science, culture and politics visions coming from the interwar period, soviet occupation or current times. Special, wall mounted visualisations will create an immersive environment, while the storytelling will be heard through specially provided headphones, that will allow each visitor to customize his or her experience by selecting the most interesting visions to listen. Every visit here is a truly unique experience!

The sessions are provided in Lithuanian and English languages, the exhibition is also deaf-friendly. Due to technical specialities of the exhibition, the visit can be provided only for 30 people at once. Visitors have to book in via e-mail registracija.vpc@prezidentas.lt or phone +370 706 64094. A visit in the Centre for Civil Education and all its services are free of charge.

Working hours during winter holidays

With the winter festivities approaching, the team from the Centre for Civil Education would like to thank everyone who visited us in 2017! The year is not quite over, so everyone who hadn’t had the chance to visit our exposition yet, or wish to visit it again, can still do it in December. You can visit the Centre for Civil Education Tuesday through Friday, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. (registration by phone or e-mail needed beforehand) and on the weekends, from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. (no registration needed; last guests welcomed at 5 p.m.).

The Centre for Civil Education will be closed:

  • December 23-26
  • December 30-31
  • January 1

The Centre is closed on 9-10th of December

The Centre for Civil Education is preparing for the upcoming celebration of the Centennial of the Restoration of the State. In February 2018 the new exhibition „Unforgettable futures: the visions of Lithuanian Centennial“ will open its doors to the visitors and offer an original presentation of the most interesting ideas on Lithuania‘s future development alternatives. The unique information in the exhibition will go in hand with innovative presentation and the visitors of the historical Centennial journey will end up creating future visions for Lithuania themselves.

Due to technical reasons while creating the Centennial exhibition, the Centre for Civil Education will be closed on December 9–10. We will be waiting for you next weekend or for scheduled visits Tuesday through Friday.

More information on our new exhibition „Unforgettable futures: the visions of Lithuanian Centennial“ will be available soon.

Tours in foreign languages

The Centre for Civil Education invites you to get to know more about the State! It is home to the most modern Lithuanian education centre, based in the heart of the Old Town of Vilnius, Lithuanian Presidential palace. Special tours in English, Russian or French will be given on every Saturday in October, at 2 p.m. (please check the dates in the timetable below).

The slogan of the Centre is “Freedom to learn and create”, thus the visitors can get the most important insights about the functioning of a democratic state and opportunities for citizens to engage in it. You will hear more about the history of Lithuania and the current situation of the Lithuanian society, government system, and territory during the tour. To make the process of exploration even more interesting, every participant of the tour will be able to dive into the interactive exhibitions by contributing to their content while using tablets and virtual reality tools.

Register to the tour today! Fill the form here: goo.gl/TzFPGp

The timetable of the guided tours:
October 7th – in Russian
October 14th – in French
October 21st – in English
October 28th – follow us, information soon will be updated!

We are looking forward to see you in the Centre for Civil education (Totorių street 28, Vilnius)!
Guided tours and visit in the Centre is free of charge.

10 step guide around the exhibition

There are more than a few hundred codes to scan in the exhibition of the Centre for Civil Education. One can find pictures, videos, texts or augmented reality elements inside the codes, but to scan all of them at least in one exhibition hall would take approximately four hours. How to find the most interesting parts of the exhibition during the first visit? We invite you to try our new 10 step guide that highlights the most important and interesting places of the exhibition as well as explains how to use certain parts of them and become a co-creator of the Centre!

We are looking forward to see you in the Centre for Civil Education every weekend from 11.00 till 18.00 (last admission is at 17.00).

The Centre is closed on 24-25th of June

Midsummer Day (also known as Saint Jonas' Festival or Saint John's Day, Rasos (Dew Holiday) and Joninės) is a folk festivalcelebrated on the night of June 23rd all around Lithuania. It is the shortest night of the year and, according to Lithuanian ancestors traditions, magical night, marking the sun’s victory against darkness.

Due to this celebration, the Centre for Civil Education will be closed on 24th and 25th of June. We kindly apologize for inconveniences and invite you to visit the Centre every Tuesday – Friday (9.00 – 16.00) and Saturday – Sunday (11.00-17.00).

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