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Rumsiskes Open-Air Museum: Tours & Tickets

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Open Air Museum of Lithuania is a unique and one of the largest (195 ha) open-air ethnographic museums in Europe. It has the biggest quantity of exhibits (90820 exhibits). The museum presents the mode of life, works, and traditions of peasants and...more
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L. Lekaviciaus g. 2 | Rumsiskes, Kaunas LT-56337, Lithuania
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All reviews visiting lithuania spend half a day old village manor house interesting things different parts first hand amazing history huge site huge area unique experience nice place worth a trip by foot old days beautiful nature lithuanian history
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Interest place for the whole family. A variety of activities can be found for everyone. The museum is located in a very beautiful place

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Arunas P
Reviewed 1 week ago

So authentic, uncrowded and in top condition...no wonder these buildings have been used in so many recent films. Give yourself plenty of time to walk through all parts of this museum. Every vista brought new views. We literally ran out of time. I could go...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Susan H
Reviewed 1 week ago

Area of the museum is huge. We did about 7 km and did not see it all. Also it is still in the making. There are houses still being built. Nevertheless, Overall I'd say it is worth a trip. Entrance fee is also acceptable for...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank AndrejaKo
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The 'museum' is an 480 acre park of meadows and woodlands bordering the Kaunas Lagoon. Some 180 'pre-industrial' homesteads and farm buildings have been transhipped from their original locations in the various regions of the country and re-erected in the park. Some of these buildings...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank phowe57
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

To fully experience Lithuania, you need to go out of Vilnius. Visit Trakai, Kaunas and Palanga...and stop by Rumsiskes ! This is not far from Kaunas, and it is a must seem. If the weather is good, spend half a day there, wander around all...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank iJohn_L77
Reviewed 2 September 2019

In between Vilnius and Kaunas is an open-air museum of Rumšiškės. It is a recreation of towns of the pre-industrial Lithuania. Rumšiškės is a huge place and is divided into several areas. Ethnographic regions are well represented in Rumšiškės museum. There are houses representative of...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank thekrunys
Reviewed 8 August 2019

I fully recommend this place for a visit , its very very interesting and full of amazing things to see, i am sure you wont be disappointed with your visit , the summer is the best time to go visit, we loved it

Date of experience: July 2019
Reviewed 8 August 2019

It is a great place to spend your leisure time. A large area with authentic Lithuanian ethnic regions from the 19th to the 20th century, people's homesteads, outbuildings, and all other household ...

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Raimundas K
Reviewed 7 August 2019

Beautiful old village. You can spent all day there, because area is so big, walk around about 4 hours. We walk with a guide and he told us about amazing history if Lithuania.

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Edita J
Reviewed 22 July 2019 via mobile

I wish we had all day here. Amazing history in 1 park. Beautiful homes from over 100 years back. Love the village and the Church. Must visit Amber man in the Village. Impressive work. Get ready to walk as this is spread out in a...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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27 January 2019|
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Response from Žilvinas B | Reviewed this property |
I'm not absolutely sure, but think you can go in with your bicycle, becuase it's under sky and the teritory is big enough, so with bicycle it's much easier to across it. The best I think is to ask administration of museum
29 November 2015|
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Response from Openairmuseum | Property representative |
Hi! I would recommend to visit the museum in winter time - at the celebration of Shrove Tuesday on February 6, 2016. People in masks going on the spree, baking pancakes, making hotchpotch, dancing, singing and playing games... More
Debra B
16 January 2015|
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Response from clivegb | Reviewed this property |
When I was last in Lithuania I visited Trakai and there was a large craft fair there on the island where the castle is situated. I am sure a visit to such a craft fair (or the permanent shops on the lakefront) will be... More