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MUSEUMS

  • Museum of Lithuanian History and Ethnography, Arsenalo 1, Vilnius, Tel. (+370 2) 627774, 629426

    The museum boasts 270,000 archaeological, historical and ethnographic artifacts which reflect Lithuania's history from the stone age to the present day.

  • Outdoor Museum of Country Life (Skansen), S. Neries 6, Rumsiskes, Kaisiadorys District, Tel. (+370 56) 51589

    This is an open-air museum where Lithuanian village, town and farm structures from the mid 18th century to the early 20th are displayed. Special care has been taken to show authentic interior and exterior features. The exhibition spans 175 hectares and includes 6 km of footpaths. The museum is divided according to the four ethnic regions of Lithuania: Dzukija, Aukstaitija, Suvalkija, and Zemaitija.

  • The A. Juska Memorial Museum, Kauno mazoji 2, Vilkija, Kaunas District, Tel. (+370 7) 556400

  • Folk Music Instrument Museum, Zamenhofo 12, Kaunas, Tel. (+370 7) 222646, 207636

  • Trakai Historical Museum, Kestucio 4, Trakai, Tel. (+370 38) 53391

  • State Museum of Archaeology and History at Kernave, Kernave, Sirvintos District, Tel. (+370 32) 45725, 45785

  • Historical Museum of Lithuania Minor, Didzioji vandens 6, Klaipeda, Tel. (+370 6) 10600, 10860

  • The Ausra Historical and Ethnographic Museum at Siauliai, Vytauto 89, Siauliai, Tel. (+370 1) 31939, 30900

  • The Zemaiciu Alka Museum, Muziejaus 31, Telsiai, Tel. (+370 94) 53728, 53833

  • Stelmuze Folk Sculpture Museum, Stelmuze, Zarasai District, Tel. (+370 70) 51126

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