Communication Programs for Museum lessons

Communication Program for Museum lessons "…A good gift for you, a descendant..." on the topic "Construction of the Mir Castle through architect's eyes of the beginning of the XVI " is realized in the "Mir Castle Complex” museum , namely in the halls of south-west tower and the castle courtyard.

During the class children describe the Mir Castle, receive initial idea of the architectural profession, find out when and why the idea to build a stone building.

The main stages of the construction of the castle "appear" before the participants during the role play. The image of the architect of the beginning of XVI century is created through the dialogue between the "helpers" and "Grand Master", as well as through his behavior, gestures, intonation change.

At the museum lesson children gain experience of research "examining" the basic building material by measuring the lock fathoms, elbow, span, identifying the architectural features of the towers. Young participants are also given the opportunity to "draw" the image of the owner of the castle - Yuri Ilyinich, Marshal of the Grand Duchy of Lithuania.

Classes are intended for children of secondary school age and family groups. Classes are held from April to October(including).

Number of participants - up to 10 people in the group. Duration - 90 min.

Tickets Order for classes by appointment - tel. +375-1596-2-32-32, +375-1596-28-2-90. 


Communication Program for Museum lessons "The best meal from all my heart!" on the topic "Festive meal for the prince from an ancient recipe" is realized in the museum "Castle Complex" Mir ", namely in the reconstructed rooms "Kitchen "Izba", "Pantry room", "Balance room", The Mud room ("Seni"), The Dining room "Izba".
At the museum lesson children get in the past by examining the reconstructed kitchen facilities in the castle.  while exploring the recipe for "festive meals" for the prince, they perform practical tasks, for example, recollect the smell of spices. From time to time children become participants in games, " cruise", "to invent the decoration of dishes", "to express praise."

Classes are intended for children of secondary school age and family groups. Number of participants - up to 25 people in the group. Duration - 90 min. 

Tickets Order for classes by appointment - tel. +375-1596-2-32-32, +375-1596-28-2-90. 


Museum-pedagogical program "The vagaries of fashion. Rococo" on the topic on "Features of the female costume of the XVIII century" is realized in the museum "Castle Complex" Mir ", namely in the exhibition halls of the Northern part of palace (the 3d floor).

Museum educator in historical costume meets participants and tells about what fashion is, about fashion clothes worn by women in the eighteenth century, about parts from which dress consisted and what subjects supplement female costume. During the lesson children try on clothing items, learn the "language of the fan", learn how fashion spread in the eighteenth century. At the end of each class gets assignment and a sketch of the female costume.

Classes are intended for students’ 5-8 classes (groups up to 10 people). Duration - 90 min.

Tickets Order for classes by appointment - tel. 8-01596-2-32-32, 8-01596-28-2-90.

Pupils of 5-7 forms are offered the museum communicative programme "In order to protect your land", which deals with the topic "Organization of troops and warfare in The Grand Duchy of Lithuania in the 16th century".

During the museum class children will learn about the troop composition in the GDL in the 16th century, they will have a discussion about the importance of the flag, they will learn about different kinds of protective weapons and arms.

 At the lesson children will form squads with the help of pictures, they will learn to put on armor, to keep a sword and a shield. While experimenting they will see the difference between corrugated armor and usual armor.

Up to 10 people can take part in this museum class. The length is 90 minutes.

Tickets Order for classes by appointment - tel. +375-1596-2-32-32, +375-1596-28-2-90.