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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  • This building is old and build in very interesting style. Is great point for history lovers but also checkpoint for meeting with the friends. Is located in center of downtown next to the cathedral. Yo...  more »
  • The evening concert in the courtyard, and the next day, we walked around the Museum, which was really well done and gave a nice description of the history of Vilnius
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  • Very very nice museum. Many preserved leather and wood which is quite rare within the archaeology is. Much explanation and on top of not expensive! 3 €, the effort to give it a visit! Interesting for all audiences.
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