National Museum of Lithuania, Vilnius

3.3
#10 of 39 in Museums in Vilnius
Art Museum · Hidden Gem · Architectural Building
Learn about Lithuania's long and tumultuous history at National Museum of Lithuania. The comprehensive museum boasts about 800,000 items spread across five main departments: history, archaeology, ethnography, numismatics, and iconography. Visitors can learn about the Stone Age, the roots of the Lithuanian people, the Grand Duchy of Lithuania, Nazi occupation, Soviet control and much more. Don't miss the array of traditional Lithuanian costumes, considered by many to be a highlight. Students can bring along their student ID to receive reduced admission price. National Museum of Lithuania is just one of the many highlights you can arrange to see using our , world travel planner Edition.
Create an itinerary including National Museum of Lithuania
© OpenMapTiles © OpenStreetMap contributors

National Museum of Lithuania reviews

Rate this attraction
TripAdvisor traveler rating
TripAdvisor traveler rating 4.0
245 reviews
TripAdvisor
  • Some very well laid out exhibits and things to see here. Well worth a visit on you r trip. Many good artefacts to view.  more »
  • A great place to get a glimpse of Lithuania’s history and culture. The ticket costs only 4 euros for an adult. All the descriptions are in English and they even offer an audio guide. All in all, a...  more »

Plan your trip to Vilnius

  • Get a personalized trip
    A complete day by day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it
    Refine your trip. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it
    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it
    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Popular things to do in Vilnius

See all ›
Gediminas Castle Tower ©
History Museum
Gediminas Castle Tower
4.4
Duration: 1 hour
KGB Museum (Genocido Auku Muziejus) ©
Specialty Museum
KGB Museum (Genocido Auku Muziejus)
4.4
Duration: 2 hours
Vilnius Old Town ©
World heritage site
Vilnius Old Town
4.7
Duration: 1h 30 min
©
Balloon Ride
Balloon Rides
4.9
Duration: 3 hours

Historic Sites in Vilnius

See all ›
St. Anne's Church ©
Church
St. Anne's Church
4.7
Duration: 30 minutes
Gate of Dawn ©
Religious Site
Gate of Dawn
4.4
Duration: 1h 30 min
Church Of St Peter And St Paul ©
Religious Site
Church Of St Peter And St Paul
4.7
Duration: 30 minutes
Vingis Park ©
Cemetery
Vingis Park
4.7
Duration: 1h 30 min

Side trips from Vilnius

Trakai Island Castle Museum ©
Architectural Building
Trakai Island Castle Museum Trakai
4.6
Duration: 4 hours
Dzūkija National Park
National Park
Dzūkija National Park Merkine
4.6
Duration: 8 hours
Ninth Fort ©
Historic Site
Ninth Fort Kaunas
4.6
Duration: 2h 30 min
Arido Pirtis ©
Spa
Arido Pirtis Skaidiskes
5.0
Duration: 2h 30 min

Hidden gems in Vilnius

Palace of the Grand Dukes of Lithuania ©
Specialty Museum
Palace of the Grand Dukes of Lithuania
4.3
Duration: 1h 30 min
Bernardine Gardens ©
Garden
Bernardine Gardens
4.8
Duration: 1h 30 min
Vilnius University (Vilniaus Universitetas) ©
University / School
Vilnius University (Vilniaus Universitetas)
4.2
Duration: 1h 30 min
St John's church ©
Church
St John's church
4.8
Duration: 30 minutes

Museums in Vilnius

See all ›
Money Museum of the Bank of Lithuania ©
Specialty Museum
Money Museum of the Bank of Lithuania
4.7
Duration: 1h 30 min
Vilnil. Museum of illusions ©
Art Gallery
Vilnil. Museum of illusions
4.5
Duration: 1h 30 min
The Venclova House Museum ©
History Museum
The Venclova House Museum
5.0
Duration: 1h 30 min
Tsekh Vilnius ©
Art Gallery
Tsekh Vilnius
5.0
Duration: 1 hour

Nearby attractions in Vilnius

Vilnius with Locals Tours|Vilnius Free Tour ©
Walking tour
Vilnius with Locals Tours|Vilnius Free Tour
5.0
Duration: 2h 30 min
Uzupis ©
Neighborhood
Uzupis
3.3
Duration: 1h 30 min
Hill of Three Crosses ©
Mountain
Hill of Three Crosses
4.5
Duration: 1 hour
Vilnius With Locals Tours ©
Food Tour
Vilnius With Locals Tours
5.0
Duration: 2h 30 min