You’ve checked into your hotel. You’re having lunch and you’re asking yourself what’s the best museum in Klaipėda? What’s the most extraordinary thing to visit in the region? There’s no easy answers to these questions, but the following top sightseeing places should definitely be visited if you’ve got the time.
A huge place, the Pranas Domšaitis Gallery is dedicated to the local artist who Hitler hated and whose work was exhibited at the 1937 Degenerate Art Exhibition in Munich. Find many of his paintings here alongside several temporary shows.
A rare exhibition that does full justice to what happened in the country during the Second World War, Museum 39/45 is small but packed with haunting images and fascinating stories.
If you’re interested in the politics of language and how people in the area used to speak, the a trip to the Anaičiai Ethnographic Cemetery on the way to Palanga is an essential part of any visit to Klaipėda.