Maironis Lithuanian Literature Museum (MLLM) was established in 1936 in the house of the poet, priest Jonas Mačiulis-Maironis (1862–1932), which he bought in 1909. The poet lived in eight rooms on the second floor of this house.
Maironis’ apartment was decorated by the artist Tadas Daugirdas. Four years after the poet’s death, three memorial rooms were installed and opened in Maironis’ apartment.
1940–1944 the poet Bernardas Brazdžionis worked as the head of the museum. At his initiative, the collection of archival material by other writers began. Eventually, the museum became the Republican Museum of Literature.
1989 March 1 The LSSR Literary Museum was renamed the Maironis Lithuanian Literature Museum, and a sculpture of Christ was restored in the Maironis garden by the director Aldona Ruseckaitė, which was demolished in 1976.
The whole Maironis apartment was furnished in 1992, and in 1998. authentic wall decor was restored for the first time.
2016 Maironis’ rooms were opened after a new restoration: the ornaments of the Great Living Room of the artist T. Daugirdas, the Art Deco style drawings of the study, the early Rococo style decor of the Red Living Room Maironis memorial apartment was reconstructed for the first time, and visitors can go around the rooms in a circle, see the home kitchen, which was hosted by sister Marcelė Mačiulytė.
The palace, which houses the museum, was built in the 18th century. in the middle of the three Gothic 16th century. basement foundations. After 1812. war in this house was a hospital. Suppression in 1863–1864. uprising, a court-martial operated here. It is believed that one of the leaders of the uprising, priest Antanas Mackevičius, was imprisoned in the basement and sentenced to death.
While Maironis lived in this house, the book publishing house Sakalas, the School of Fine Crafts, the first public Lithuanian library and reading room in Kaunas, and a number of other cultural organizations were located on the ground floor.
Many prominent figures of Lithuanian art, science, church and society have lived and visited Maironis house.
Our museums employ more than 70 hard-working, creative, cultural heritage workers.

Position Full name Phone E-mail
Administration
Director of the Museum  Deimantė Cibulskienė 8 37 207477 deimante.cibulskiene@maironiomuziejus.lt
Deputy Director for Museum Activities and  Communication Jolanta Mickienė 8 37 200410 jolanta.mickiene@maironiomuziejus.lt
Deputy Director – Head Fund Custodian Reda Rėklytė 8 37 200752
8 679 40072
reda.reklyte@maironiomuziejus.lt
Document Management Specialist Lina Ūksienė 8 37 207477 info@maironiomuziejus.lt
lina.uksiene@maironiomuziejus.lt
Public Procurement Specialist      
Financial Accounting Department
Finance manager Jovita Leščauskienė 8 37 204987
8 618 26885
jovita.lescauskiene@maironiomuziejus.lt
Financier Elena Šumskaitė 8 37 204987 elena.sumskaite@maironiomuziejus.lt 
Department of Record and Preservation of Collections
Head of Department Gražina Venslovienė 8 37 200752 grazina.vensloviene@maironiomuziejus.lt
Chief Collection Curator (Vilnius Writers’ Memorial Museum Funds) Danguolė Jasinskienė 8 37 206488 danguole.jasinskiene@maironiomuziejus.lt
Chief Collection Curator (Salomėja Nėris and Bernardas Bučas House-Museum) Viktorija Seredžiūtė 8 37 373606 viktorija.seredziute@maironiomuziejus.lt
Chief Collection Curator (Balys and Vanda Sruogos House-Museum) Birutė Glaznerienė 8 37 730474 birute.glazneriene@maironiomuziejus.lt
Collection Curator      
Collection Curator Rasa Pranskaitienė 8 37 200752 rasa.pranskaitiene@maironiomuziejus.lt
Collection Curator Daiva Gaižauskienė 8 37 200752 daiva.gaizauskiene@maironiomuziejus.lt
Collection Curator Kristina Maščinskaitė 8 37 200752 kristina.mascinskaite@maironiomuziejus.lt
Education and Visitor Services Department
Head of Department Sandra Gruzdienė +370 618 26887 sandra.gruzdiene@maironiomuziejus.lt
Guide (MLLM) Tadas Jakubauskas +370 618 26887 tadas.jakubauskas@maironiomuziejus.lt
Educator (MLLM) Kristina Tutlytė +370 618 26887 kristina.tutlyte@maironiomuziejus.lt
Educator (MLLM) Ugnė Baliutavičiūtė +370 618 26887 ugne.baliutaviciute@maironiomuziejus.lt
Educator (Children Literature Museum) Daiva Irena Šarkanauskaitė 8 37 206488 daiva.sarkanauskaite@maironiomuziejus.lt
Educator (Children Literature Museum) Vilma Danguolė Petrikienė 8 37 206488 vilma.petrikiene@maironiomuziejus.lt
Educator (Salomėja Nėris and Bernardas Bučas House-Museum) Gintarė Mališkaitė 8 37 373606 gintare.maliskaite@maironiomuziejus.lt
Educator (Balys and Vanda Sruogos House-Museum) Kristina Grigonytė-Šerpenskienė 8 37 730474 kristina.grigonyte@maironiomuziejus.lt
Educator (Juozas Grušas House-Museum) Rita Aleksandravičiūtė  8 37 330860 rita.aleksandraviciute@maironiomuziejus.lt
Educator (Juozas Tumas-Vaižgantas Apartment-Museum) Remigijus Jakulevičius 8 37 222371 remigijus.jakulevicius@maironiomuziejus.lt
Writer‘s Collections Research Department
Head of Department Jurgita Davidavičiūtė   8 37 207372 jurgita.davidaviciute@maironiomuziejus.lt
Chief  Museologist (Juozas Grušas House-Museum) Juras Skinkys 8 37 330860 juras.skinkys@maironiomuziejus.lt
Chief  Museologist (Juozas Tumas-Vaižgantas Apartment-Museum) Gintarė Dabkevičienė 8 37 222371 gintare.dabkeviciene@maironiomuziejus.lt
Museologist Virginija Paplauskienė 8 37 427145 virginija.paplauskiene@maironiomuziejus.lt
Museologist Jonas Jonušas 8 37 207372 jonas.jonusas@maironiomuziejus.lt
Museologist Regina Mažukėlienė 8 37 206842 regina.mazukeliene@maironiomuziejus.lt
Museologist Audronė Gedutienė 8 37 207372 audrone.gedutiene@maironiomuziejus.lt
Museologist Jūratė Ivanauskienė 8 37 427145 jurate.ivanauskiene@maironiomuziejus.lt
Museologist Nijolė Raižytė 8 37 206842 nijole.raizyte@maironiomuziejus.lt
Museologist Marija Kaškonienė 8 37 427145 marija.kaskoniene@maironiomuziejus.lt
Museologist Vaiva Balickienė 8 37 427145 vaiva.balickiene@maironiomuziejus.lt
Museologist Kristina Dambrauskaitė 8 37 207372 kristina.dambrauskaite@maironiomuziejus.lt
Communication and Marketing Department
Head of Department Asta Zenkevičienė +370 684 14823 asta.zenkeviciene@maironiomuziejus.lt
Communication Specialist Armandas Druktenis 8 37 206842 armandas.druktenis@maironiomuziejus.lt
Information Systems Maintenance Specialist Justina Džiuvytė +370 62644622 justina.dziuvyte@maironiomuziejus.lt
Marketing Specialist Viktorija Kochanauskaitė + 370 638 07931 viktorija.kochanauskaite@maironiomuziejus.lt
Cultural Project Coordinator Benas Drukteinis +370 605 68689 benas.drukteinis@maironiomuziejus.lt
Cultural Events Coordinator Eglė Rankauskienė 8 37 206842
+370 610 61165
egle.rankauskiene@maironiomuziejus.lt
Cultural Events Coordinator Agnė Cesiulė 8 37 206842 agne.cesiule@maironiomuziejus.lt
Exhibition Curator Audronė Meškauskaitė +370 615 24983 audrone.meskauskaite@maironiomuziejus.lt
Designer of Exhibition and Publishing Project Inga Zamulskienė 8 37 209520 inga.zamulskiene@maironiomuziejus.lt
Audio and Video Technician-Operator Ramūnas Guiga +370 65423468 ramunas.guiga@maironiomuziejus.lt
Grounds and Building Maintenance Department
Head of Department Martynas Čiuderis 8 37 200437
+370 618 26886
martynas.ciuderis@maironiomuziejus.lt
Maintenance Coordinator Jūratė Dailidonienė   jurate.dailidoniene@maironiomuziejus.lt
Civil Engineer Zenonas Palukaitis 8 37 200437 zenonas.palukaitis@maironiomuziejus.lt
Driver Elvinas Zaleskis 8 37 200437 elvinas.zaleskis@maironiomuziejus.lt

 

Maironis Lithuanian Literature Museum,
state budgetary institution.
Rotušės a. 13, LT–44279 Kaunas.
+ 370 (37) 206842 (Information)
+370 618 26887 (Education)
+370 (37) 207477 (Director of the Museum)
info@maironiomuziejus.lt
How to get there by public transport: Stop Karaliaus Mindaugo (go 400 m) Buses: 6, 6A, 18, 20, 22, 26, 31, 42. 
Stop Kaunas Castle (walk 800 m) Buses: 20, 21, 22, 24, 27, 31, 31A, 35, 37, 39, 40, 44, 46, 47, 48, 49. Trolleybuses: 2, 5, 7, 10, 11. 
If you arrive with your own car, please note that parking is paid in the whole Old Town of Kaunas – paid!
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