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Sugihara House

Vaizhganto g. 30, Kaunas, Lithuania
+370 698 02184
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Pilgrimage to glory

My wife was born in Japan and has been married to me for 33 years, living in Australia. Last year... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Sydney, Australia
Japan's Schindler -- Worth the climb

Although the Sugihara House is a bit hidden, the story of the Japanese Consul and his effort to... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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“save jews” (3 reviews)
“his life” (4 reviews)
“small museum” (6 reviews)
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Vaizhganto g. 30, Kaunas, Lithuania
+370 698 02184
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife was born in Japan and has been married to me for 33 years, living in Australia. Last year, we attended a one man show about Mr Sugihara's Life and I was really interested in this story. My wife had known about this Japanese...More

Thank MWandAW
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Although the Sugihara House is a bit hidden, the story of the Japanese Consul and his effort to help save Jews in Lithuania is extraordinary and so uplifting to find out about. It's a climb up a steep hill to get there, but well worth...More

Thank ChrisfromLondon
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The house is hard to find, up the hill from the bus station. But there is signage and it's worth the climb (be sure to check out the park next to the Bus Station and along the path to the house). The exhibit is being...More

Thank Luvzog
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

Three rooms are open: His old office (nothing original), a room with more photos and explanations, and a room to see a 14 minute film on the man. You get a personal tour with your ticket. There is a small gift shop. It's under construction,...More

Thank Film G
Reviewed 23 July 2017

I walked past Sugihara house, but it is under construction and the house is closed and not accessible at the moment.More

Thank Sami V
Arvydas K, Public Relations Manager at Sugihara House, responded to this reviewResponded 25 July 2017

Dear Sami, Thank you very much for paying interest in our museum. The house is indeed under reconstruction but it fully operates since there are no repair works inside. The entrance is marked with temporary signs - you can enter the museum everyday: weekdays 10:00-...More

Reviewed 10 July 2017

I very much enjoyed and learnt a lot during my visit here. A replica of Sugihara's desk, the Japanese flag and very well-done films educated the visitor along with the multi-lingual guide/director of the museum. A definite must-see for teh Jewish traveler looking to learn...More

Thank ahmeyer2016
Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

A very small but interesting museum, about one of the lesser known figures that helped people during the Holocaust. Amazing to learn about the extraordinary journey undertaken by those that he saved. Very helpful and informative staff. The museum is on a residential street; in...More

2  Thank E17_KJ
Reviewed 21 May 2017

The normal rooms are there but I understand Sugihara family living quarters will be open from later this year too.

1  Thank Tony P
Reviewed 13 May 2017

We alllike to think that we would act morally in difficult circumstances. In truth, very few would but Sugihara, the Japanese consul in Kaunas, was one of the few. He disobeyed orders from his superiors and saved thousands of lives, for which he was punished...More

2  Thank AlanofLondon
Reviewed 1 May 2017

This is a small but very moving museum which is tucked out of the way from the town on a hill but if you go to the mosque then climb a long set of stairs nearby and turn right you will find it. It tells...More

2  Thank Expectapostcard
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Eva R
30 December 2015|
Response from Arvydas K |
December 31 is not a national holiday so the museum is open that day but on January 1 it is closed.