The Money museum

  • Totorių g. 2/8, LT-01121 Vilnius
  • +370 5 268 03 34
  • http://www.lb.lt/bol_money_museum
  • muziejus@lb.lt

The Money Museum opened after reconpinigų muziejus3struction by the Bank of Lithuania in the heart of Vilnius at the intersection of Gedimino Avenue and Totorių Street is inviting to take a look at its five halls on two floors occupying an area of 350 sq m. The Museum introduces visitors to the history of world money and banking, Lithuanian money, development of banking in our country since the emergence of the first credit institutions to the present day.
The modern Money Museum not only provides visitors with a possibility to view the valuable exhibits and get acquainted with the information provided on the information stands, but to actively participate in the cognitive process on an individual basis as well. By virtue of the interactive training means observer becomes participant, as he is able to strike a souvenir plate on his own, weigh himself on a special scale, and find out his cost if he were of gold, platinum or silver. The pull-out drawers activating the videowall screen which provides financial and economic data on a selected country, the stand which broadcasts real time information about NASDAQ/OMX Vilnius securities trading will satisfy the needs of a most fastidious visitor. Virtual expositions, thematic films, games, specialised internet access – all this is available on computer terminals with touch screens. The Museum’s multilayer exposition, which combines the rich history of money and topical issues of today’s economic life, offers interesting information for everyone.
The idea and content of the Museum conception are enhanced by the designer’s idea to use the shape of the coin for the Museum furniture, finish and other equipment solutions. The applied up-to-date technological solutions (the stationary showcases from glued glass are dust-proof, light emitting diodes are used for illumination, the recuperative ventilation system maintains constant temperature and humidity) provide adequate environment for the exhibits and reduce energy costs.  The moving stands, lifts for the disabled enable viewing the exposition by visitors of different age groups, also by those disabled.

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