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Vytautas the Great War Museum

K. Donelaichio g. 64, Kaunas 44248, Lithuania
+370 37 320765
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Good if you like your military history

We hadn't long landed and had a 90-minute wait before we could check-in to the hotel, which was... read more

Reviewed 24 October 2017
swansea_wales_87
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Swansea
Must see for the military inclined

Very fine displays of interesting weapons through the ages. Great collection of military firearms... read more

Reviewed 21 October 2017
kattullus
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Stockholm, Sweden
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K. Donelaichio g. 64, Kaunas 44248, Lithuania
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Reviewed 24 October 2017

We hadn't long landed and had a 90-minute wait before we could check-in to the hotel, which was only a 5-minute walk away. Impressive building with an interesting memorial to those who fell during WWI, including an eternal flame. The range of displays relating to...More

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Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

Very fine displays of interesting weapons through the ages. Great collection of military firearms from the 20th century. Fine armours. Well made models of fortifications, etc. We were lucky to have a very knowledgeable and enthusiastic guide.

Thank kattullus
Reviewed 15 September 2017

Take time to view. Gives a good insight to the history of Lithuania. Small children may get bored but still worth the effort.

Thank Jeff D
Reviewed 19 August 2017

Most of the information is in both Lithuanian and English so language probably won't be a problen walking around the museum. It's quite small, so one hour will probably be enough. Don't miss the concert from the bell tower on Sundays. And there is also...More

Thank Patrik L
Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

1€ for a student. Plenty of exhibitions and friendly staff. Building looks cool from the outside. Would recommend for everybody

Thank Margo I
Reviewed 6 August 2017

We arrived at the museum which is very easy to find in central Kaunas, the outside area is clean and nice with some exhibits displayed there, inside the museum is full to the brim with exhibits depicting the history of Lithuania's military commitments from the...More

1  Thank JednSasha
Reviewed 1 June 2017

An impressive looking building, we turned up on a late friday morning and went through what we assumed was the entrance (no sign to say what was the entrance}. Were met by the cleaner who stared at us as though we had two heads each!...More

3  Thank B186518
Reviewed 1 May 2017

The staff here are excellent as I was offered a free English speaking audio guide which greatly enhance the experience and another member of staff took my photo when I got dressed up as a Lithuanian army officer! The military exhibits are impressive and give...More

Thank Expectapostcard
Reviewed 21 January 2017

This dates from when Kaunas was the capital of Lithuania and so it's on a national museum scale. Everything is in Lithuanian but they'll lend you an ipad so you can follow it round in English. There is the great hall and then the more...More

Thank andysm2015
Reviewed 23 November 2016

The War Museum is very well designed, passing through all periods of war since long before the existence of the state of Lithuania. There you can find a lot of pieces used in the battles such swords, armors, rifles, uniformes, spears, cannons, machine guns, models...More

Thank vicentejp409
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Response from Burnsy-fae-Perth | Reviewed this property |
It does cost and from memory it was 2 euros. It is very close to the main Freedom or Liberty Avenue (Laisves Av) and I would say it took me approximately 10 Minutes to walk from Rotuses in the old town to the museum. If you... More
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