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Palace of the Grand Dukes of Lithuania, National Museum

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Address: Katedros a. 4, Vilnius 01143, Lithuania
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+370 5 212 7476
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11:00 - 18:00
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Sun 00:00 - 18:00
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 18:00
Sat - Sun 23:00 - 00:00
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours

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After my free walking tour of Vilnius ended up finishing in Cathederal Square, and seeing that the castle was closed due to ice, the natural conclusion of the best way to spend... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

After my free walking tour of Vilnius ended up finishing in Cathederal Square, and seeing that the castle was closed due to ice, the natural conclusion of the best way to spend the rest of the afternoon was to wander the seemingly endless museum of Lithuania situated in the Royal Palace. It was a Saturday when I visited and it... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We wanted to visit but the museum is closed Mondays AND despite it saying it was open Saturdays and Sundays when we visited, it was closed all three days, so we were unable to visit it.

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Thank David M
Huntington Beach, California
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10 reviews
6 attraction reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

We only found this museum in our last day in Vilnius. It's a MUST SEE!!!! Don't go to any other museum, go to this on first!! Excellent exhibits with English narrative, very detailed and comprehensive. I've learned a lot about Lithuania's history that I never knew.

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Thank JM2464
London, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

An enjoyable visit. Particularly the upper floors and the observatory tower which offers good views in lieu of the closed castle hill. Splendid rooms and museum pieces abound.

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Thank Samuel M
Krakow, Poland
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20 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The exhibits were very interesting, there was lots of information about the history of the rulers of Lithuania, the observation tower was nice and the 360° virtual headset was amazing - what a visual way to see the history of Vilnius! My only gripes was that 3 of the 5 virtual headsets were out of order and so we had... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 March 2017 via mobile

Great displays and really well thought out exhibitions over several floors in this beautifully reconstructed palace. Great value and make sure to try the virtual reality headset on the 1st floor for a euro...brilliantly descriptive history.

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Thank bjw197185
Vilnius, Vilniaus Apskritis, Lithuania
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10 reviews
7 attraction reviews
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Very impressive, modern museum, like in big European cities. A lot to see, a lot know about Lithuanian history.

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Thank Donatas K
Durham, North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2017

The palace was destroyed and recently rebuilt and opened as a museum. The basement level is the original stone wall footprint of the castle that has been excavated and preserved for viewing. There are many cases of artifacts that were either found in the process or donated. Tons of history on the country and its monarchy, including their relationship with... More 

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Thank Lisa P
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52 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 March 2017 via mobile

This museum is great for anyone with an interest in Lithuanian medieval history. The exhibits are detailed and quite heavy-going, and I'm not sure that this would be particularly engaging for young children. There are audio headsets with commentary in English, which are free to borrow, and getting these is a good idea if you're after more information than the... More 

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Vilnius, Lithuania
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11 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 March 2017

My family and I choose this museum for Saturday activity. We order private guide service and had an amazing time, it took us almost three hours to see all things, but was truly worth it.

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