Palace of the Grand Dukes of Lithuania, National Museum, Vilnius

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See what once was the political, cultural, and administrative center of the Lithuanian empire at Palace of the Grand Dukes of Lithuania, National Museum. It housed the royalty of the Grand Duchy of Lithuania, including Grand Duke Alexander of Lithuania, who later became the King of Poland, and Sigismund I the Old and his heirs. The palace was almost completely destroyed in 1801 after the fall of the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth, but was fully restored and modernized by the government in 2002. Explore the National Museum located inside, displaying historical artifacts and art from across Eastern Europe. Tours will lead you through the architectural development of the palace, the remaining ancient ruins, the Treasury Hall, and the Ceremonial Halls. Plan to visit Palace of the Grand Dukes of Lithuania, National Museum during your Vilnius vacation using our convenient Vilnius tour planner.
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  • Beautiful, nice building with much to see. Perhaps most impressed by the basement floor, and all lanser, went here for quite a while.
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  • You wont miss it if you are near the City Cathedral and city square. This beautiful building is one of the major attraction in the heart of Vilnius city center which is located close to Vilnius Old To...  more »
  • This is quite a good museum but there are a lot of stairs especially if you go up to the Observation Tower. I'm not sure what to believe but some people told me that the current building is in fact ve...  more »