The Official Development Agency of the City of Vilnius

Paneriai Memorial of the Vilna Gaon State Jewish Museum

Up to 70,000 people were killed in Paneriai during the massacres of the Second World War; most of them were Jews. It represents Europe’s largest location of mass killings where the victims were shot. There are authentic pits on the territory of the memorial intended for the exhumation and burning of the Burning Brigade victims. In the Memorial Information Centre, you can learn more information about the tragic events that took place in Paneriai, the latest research into the memorial area, and can book a guided tour.

Agrastų 15, Vilnius 02243Google Maps
Working hours:

II-III: 9:00-17:00

V, VII: 9:00-16:00

Since October until May the Center is opened by appointment only



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