Vilnius

Palace of the Grand Dukes of Lithuania

  Katedros 4      (+370) 52 62 00 07     30 May 2019

The Palace of the Grand Dukes of Lithuania is at the centre of the historical and cultural heritage of the early Lithuanian state, the Grand Duchy of Lithuania (13th-18th centuries) and its rulers. The original palace was demolished more than 200 years ago in the early years of the tsarist occupation, but its reconstruction became one of the most important elements of Lithuania’s Millennium Programme and was opened to much fanfare in 2009. The reconstructed palace is a symbol of Lithuania’s longstanding statehood, as the very detailed displays inside reveal, reflecting the twists and turns of the nation’s history as well as its European ties. Visitors will discover the most important historical facts about Lithuania and how common rulers reigning in Lithuania, Poland, Sweden and other countries resided here and received envoys from Turkey, Persia, Spain, Italy and many European countries. The displays present the surviving authentic ruins and unique archaeological finds as well as rich Gothic, Renaissance and Baroque art collections reflecting the artistic connections between the grand dukes and Europe’s most powerful dynasties and Lithuanian cultural heritage in the European context. For guided tours (€22) contact ekskursijos@valdovurumai.lt.

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Open 10:00 - 18:00, Thu, Fri, Sat 10:00 - 20:00. Ticket sales stop 60 minutes before the museum closes.

Price/Additional Info

Admission €2-7.

Events at this venue

Friday Jul 12 20:00
Monique: Over The Water With Orchestra
Wednesday Jul 24 20:30–22:00
Opera po žvaigždėmis / Opera under the Stars. Midsummer Vilnius 2019
Tuesday Jul 23 21:00–22:30
Flying Bach. Midsummer Vilnius 2019
Monday Jul 22 20:30–22:00
Gidonas Kremeris ir Kremerata Baltica. Midsummer Vilnius 2019
Friday Jul 19 21:00–23:00
Andrius Mamontovas. Midsummer Vilnius 2019
Thursday Jul 18 22:30–00:00
Solo Ansamblis. Midsummer Vilnius 2019
Wednesday Jul 17 21:00
Jazzu. Midsummer Vilnius 2019
Tuesday Jul 16 22:00–23:30
Bado Meistras / A Hunger Artist. Midsummer Vilnius 2019
Monday Jul 15 21:00
Mantas: Rhapsody Recomposed. Midsummer Vilnius
Thursday Jul 25 21:00–22:30
Garbanotas. Midsummer Vilnius 2019
Wednesday Jul 10 20:00
Vaidas Baumila
Thursday Jul 11 20:00–22:00
Merūnas Vitulskis & VMU Chamber Orchestra
Monday Jul 15 - Friday Jul 26
Midsummer Vilnius

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