National Museum of Lithuania

  • Arsenalo g. 1, LT-01143 Vilnius
  • +370 (5) 262 77 74

Lithuanian National Museum is loKONICA MINOLTA DIGITAL CAMERAcated in Vilnius defensive buildings. It kept the main Lithuanian historical heritage collections: archeology, numismatics, history and ethnic culture. The museum also presents a 17-20. First half of the cross-making tradition: the old memorials, folk sculpture, wrought iron crosses. Exposure accent – folk sculpture. Cross Crafting and its Symbolism Lithuania UNESCO recognized the unique humanity of intangible cultural heritage.

National Museum of Lithuania is the largest and the oldest depository of Lithuanian historical heritage. Its roots reach 1855 when Count Eustache Tyszkiewicz established Vilnius Museum of Antiquities.

Now museum has 7 expositions:

  • Archeology
  • Medieval archeology
  • Ethnical culture
  • History
  • New Age history
  • Iconography
  • Numismatics

Also there is a dedicated library, archives, photo laboratory, conservation centre.

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