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Samogitian Village Museum


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Working hours:
II 09:00 — 17:00
III 09:00 — 17:00
IV 09:00 — 17:00
V 09:00 — 17:00
VI 10:00 — 18:00

The Samogitian Village Museum opened its doors to visitors in 1982. The museum, which covers an area of 8.5 hectares on the shores of Lake Masty, currently houses 16 authentic 19th-century buildings. late 20th century pr. buildings, which are divided into three homesteads and the public sector.

The exposition of the museum is located in the following sections of the homestead: in the homestead of a rich farmer there are eight buildings: a dwelling house, a barn, a barn, a barn, a barn, a pig farmer, a canister and a sauna. The homestead of the average peasant has a dwelling house, a barn, a clown and a barn with a barn. There are two buildings in the homestead of a small peasant: a hut and a barn with a barn. The public sector consists of a windmill, a blacksmith and a cemetery.

The expositions installed in all the buildings show the lifestyle, environment and way of life of the peasants of that time. The exposition of the Samogitian village is supplemented by Lithuanian gene pool animals - horses of the Samogitian breed. The Samogitian Village Museum hosts educational classes, celebrations and laying theater evenings.

The exhibition is open from spring to autumn.

The facility is adapted for people with reduced mobility.

Exposure hours
II-V from 9 p.m. until 5 p.m .;
VI- from 10 p.m. until 6 p.m. **
** On the last Sunday of each month, admission is free for all museum visitors.
Booking of guided tours and educational classes by phone 8 601 92417.

Authors of the photos: Tomas Viršilas, Loreta Norvaišienė, Audrius Aluzas, archives of the Samogitian Village Museum.



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