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Tank

Military and Transport Museum

It is becoming an annual tradition to go to the same places we visited last year. This includes Vilnius military museum which is free to visit now and has some new exhibits.Truck with a tankTruck with a same tank of which I took a photo last year.

MAZ emblemMilitary MAZ truck emblem.

Mobile radarsA couple of new exhibits – mobile radars. The marks on the ground show that they have just arrived.

Aiming mechanismThe front end of some sort of aiming mechanism, probably taken out of military ship.

Tank

Second and a last tank in this museum. Looking at its fairly good  condition I wonder if it would be able to participate in a battle.

Stop signalsStop signals of an APC (armored personnel carrier).

Glass labelSome sort of glass labeling.

Overgrown turn signalOvergrown turn signal.

APC engine bayEngine bay of an APC.

Pneumatic filterPneumatic filter on some truck.

Mrecedes Benz 911Side view of a Mercedes Benz 911 truck bonnet.

FlammableLabel of flammable cargo on a tanker truck.

Rear axleRear axle of some truck.

TrempexVolvo glass.

CamouflageCamouflage.

Broken mirrorSplit side mirror and other exhibits in background.

Custom deluxeCustom deluxe interior of a military Chevrolet C/K third gen.

Volvo badgeVolvo badge.

Turbine hall

Energy and Technology Museum

Is a one of my favorite museums, full of interesting tech stuff: starting with steam turbines, control rooms and ending with antiquarian cars and motorcycles.

Turbine hall floor cut throughTurbine hall floor cut through to the basement, viewed from second floor.

Ignalina nuclear power plant  modelTurbine hall also has several power plant models like this Ignalina nuclear power plant and its RMBK Chernobyl-like reactor.

Kruonis pumped storage power plant modelAnd this Kruonis pumped storage power plant model.

Entrance hall art installationEntrance hall greets visitors with art installations and photographs.

Control faceNext to turbine hall is a control room full of indicators and switches.

Time relayOld soviet era time relay.

Stairs to basement floorStairs leading to basement floor.

Kerosene lampsBasement also holds the kerosene lamps display.

TelefunkenAnd some old German “Telefunken” radios.

Telefunken vacuum tubeTelefunken vacuum tube.

Vintage keypadsSecond floor also houses old tv and cash registers/calculators and other vintage stuff.

GearsGear works of some kind of mechanism.

Vilnius synthesizerThis one kinda surprised me, old “Vilnius” synthesizer.

Radio scaleRadio scale with radio station names.

Vintage decorated roomVintage soviet style decorated room.

Heidelberg pressHeidelberg press emblem.

Press stampPress stamp with Lithuanian coat of arms.

Circular meterSome sort of circular meter.

Jacobs ladderThird and second floor has many interactive contraptions, like this Jacobs ladder.

Car modelsThe museum has an additional hangar, with vehicle display.

Skoda trolleyOld Skoda trolley documents and instruction.

SpeedometerSpeedometer.

Old carsOld cars display with a favorite BMW 327 model.

zaporozec 968mFrontend of a Zaporozech 968M.

MotorcyclesMotorcycle display with a racing one in front.