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Vilnius 700 in the Energy and Technology Museum
2023-01-25, 17:00 - 18:30
Energy and Technology Museum invites you to celebrate the 700th anniversary of Vilnius together. On Wednesday, January 25th:
5 PM Exhibition “Salve, Vilnius’DCC” opening
The final exhibition “Salve, Vilnius’DCC” of the continuous project “Salve, Vilnius” will be held in Boiler Hall and Roof Terrace of the Energy and Technology Museum. The fifth exhibition is is dedicated to celebrating the uniqueness of the city of Vilnius, and a total of 104 artists participated in the exhibitions over five years: painters, sculptors, graphic artists, textile artists and creators of interdisciplinary art.
5.30 PM Guided tour “History of Vilnius Modernization” in ETM roof terrace
During themed tour, we take a look at Old Town, New Town, Šnipiškės and Žirmūnai districts, which open from museum’s rooftop, the history of the city’s creation, the most significant inventions that changed the lives of Vilnius residents, and the history of the appearance and construction of technically advanced city objects – the Vilnius Concert and Sports Palace, Vilnius TV Tower, three Neris bridges and others. (Guided tour takes place outdoors, duration – up to 45 minutes.)
5.30 PM Guided tour “100 Years of History”
Here you will get to know the facade of the former first power plant of the city of Vilnius, where the museum is currently located, the power plant’s equipment and the most important dates. Vilnius city power plant was opened on February 14, 1903. This year we also celebrate the 120th anniversary of the power plant and the 20th anniversary of the museum.
From 5 PM – Thematic 3D printing and lasering in the museum info center.