Sunday, August 5, 2007

Lithuania Museum FDC

Lithuania FDC
Name: From the Stocks of Museums, Trakai History Museum
Date of Issue: 28 July 2007

Trakai History Museum was established in 1948 in the former historical capital of Lithuania – Trakai. The Museum has Island and Peninsula Castles in Trakai and Medininkai Castle.

The expositions of the Museum, housed in Island and Peninsula Castles, cover China blue, glass, pipe, stamp and other collections as well as coin treasures. Separate themes are revealed in Karaim Ethnographic Exhibition and Sacral Art Exposition.

Trakai History Museum, which is located in the castles with honourable historical past and in an especially picturesque place, is one of the most popular with tourists and most visited objects in the country: every year over 300000 visitors from Lithuania and abroad visit the Museum and its impressive events.

Left Stamps: Chess Pieces. 15 c
Right Stamp: J. Kamarauskas. The New Trakai 1600. 1899

From the Stocks of Museums Series FDCs:
2007 Trakai History Museum
2008 Rokiškis Regional Museum
2009 Palanga Amber Museum

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