Šilutė Hugo Scheu Manor


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Šilutė Hugo Scheu Manor

In 1721 was established state Manor in Šilutė. After reorganization of the Prussian state government system 1808 – 1818 m. Radke family acquired the Manor. Manor revival and prosperity began in 1889, when it acquired the landlord Hugo Scheu. Landlord transformed the manor farm, he rent and gave to the town part of the lands. In restored manor was established the first museum of Klaipėda region, where was gathered unique collections.
In 1944 October in the Manor stayed the Red Army and a large part of museum values has been destroyed. During the Soviet period there were supporting the Executive Committee for Agriculture. School of Agriculture and the Agricultural Technical School. After Lithuania regained its independence, was started design and restoration work of the Manor complex. Manor doors was opened for the town and its guests in 2015. Currently here is scientific archive of the museum – library, restoration center, carried out educational activities, is held virtual and tiltable exhibitions.

Near the manor was founded English-style Park with three ponds and walking paths. At the park, which stretches along the Šyša River to the old railway bridge, were about 150 species of vegetation. Now there are 40 species of trees and shrubs.


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