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National Museum of Lithuania, Vilnius

(3.7/5 based on 130+ reviews on the web)
Learn about Lithuania's long and tumultuous history at National Museum of Lithuania. The comprehensive museum boasts about 800,000 items spread across five main departments: history, archaeology, ethnography, numismatics, and iconography. Visitors can learn about the Stone Age, the roots of the Lithuanian people, the Grand Duchy of Lithuania, Nazi occupation, Soviet control and much more. Don't miss the array of traditional Lithuanian costumes, considered by many to be a highlight. Students can bring along their student ID to receive reduced admission price. To visit National Museum of Lithuania on your holiday in Vilnius, and find out what else Vilnius has to offer, use our Vilnius vacation route planner.
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TripAdvisor
  • Good museum. Very spacious and entertaining! You will deffinitely get a lot of interesting information about lithuanian history and broaden your horizones. Admission is 6 euro. I would strongly recomm...  more »
  • We are very unlucky with the weather, so we visited all possible Vilnius museums and this was the first. Exposition liked tourists visited a lot, so everything is free and available for viewing. Highly recommend to take an audio guide worth 5 euros. The information is interesting, accessible and clearly outlines, no overloads. You can listen to that interesting. Many halls, interesting exhibits. Recommend to visit. Adults and children will be interesting.
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  • The toilets were used many times as they are by the way in and reception desk , and were used by us , as a place to get out of the rain and snow The ladies on the desk were very helpful even having li...  more »
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  • Most of expositions do not change for decades (there is one, which I remember from two decades ago). You are not allowed to photograph (even with a phone). I love history museums, but I'm feeling shame for this one. You'd better visit Palace of the Grand Dukes nearby.
  • It was just a quick visit up the funicular railway to the tower to look down on most of Vilnius. Just €1 to take the railway but then €4 to go up the tower. Great view and probably lots of interesting things in the museum, just didn't have the time. Very worth a visit even if just for the view.
  • An eclectic collection of local exhibits. Not too many surprises, but a very nice place.
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  • The museum isn't very large but they have some nice objects to see. I missed some background information on objects though.