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Rumsiskes Open-Air Museum

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Open Air Museum of Lithuania is a unique and one of the largest (195 ha) open-air ethnographic museums in Europe. It has the biggest quantity of exhibits (90820 exhibits). The museum presents the mode of life, works, and traditions of peasants and...more
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L. Lekaviciaus g. 2 | Rumsiskes, Kaunas LT-56337, Lithuania
+370 346 47392
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All reviews visiting lithuania first hand manor house interesting things different parts huge site huge area unique experience nice place old days beautiful nature walk around lithuanian history visitors museum carnival mills
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Reviewed 12 December 2018

A magnufucent look at the different kinds of settlements in Lithuania. Built as few villages from differnt regions.The area is very large. You cant do much by foot. A car is essential. truly recomended, but with a car to go arround.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Ben K
Reviewed 1 November 2018

I go to there with Jonas Festival (summer solstice), they have a little bazaar with young adults to perform traditional dance, games, and let you know the history of their civilizations, I enjoy the moments in there even though is in rainy days, but advice...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank sesame307
Reviewed 13 October 2018

We had a good luck with weather and were one of just a few visitors that morning therefore we could undisturbed enjoy walking in the beautiful well maintained park and learning how people in different regions of Lithuania used to live. Trails are marked and...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank EvaF2Eva
Reviewed 5 September 2018

It's great walking area to visit old houses of different Lithuanian districts in open air. Really recommend who loves nice nature and buildings, Mills and Lithuanian culture. Especially nice view in summer period.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Tado S
Reviewed 28 August 2018

Concerts, horseback riding, festivals or just a beautiful walk in the big forest with all the small Hansel and Gretha houses.. this is a nice way of spending a whole day just relaxing and to enjoy history and each others company. The place is huge...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank FroekenPetrell
Reviewed 17 August 2018

Such a unique experience. Authentic lovely people with lovely traditions. It was one of our trips highlights . I would suggest this place to anyone visiting lithuania. If there is an event happening while you are there even better!!

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank yiotsot
Reviewed 17 August 2018

Really interesting selection of buildings, grouped into typical communities, many occupied by costumed guides. We were with our own English-speaking guide who could translate from Lithuanian, so not sure if many of them spoke English. Unless you have a lot of time, it's best to...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Rebecca M
Reviewed 10 August 2018

A place that you must visit in Lithuania. Every tourist in Lithuania has to see it. Architectural exhibits from the whole territory of Lithuania

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Egidijus S
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

This place is magical. Beautiful nature old houses you can feel the atmosphère of the past and see the old small houses of wood in the forest and nature.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank sandrjux
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

Very nice place for visit alone or with friends and family. So much impressions. Possible to see how in 17th-18th century lived Lithuanian farmers. What kind of buildings they build and used for. What instruments and things helped to live. Everything authentic and real. Nothing...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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27 January 2019|
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Response from David L | Reviewed this property |
I can`t imagine why not. They let you in even with a car, if you pay for it. And the area is huge, so bicycles will be very good to have
29 November 2015|
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Response from Openairmuseum | Property representative |
Hi! I would recommend to visit the museum in winter time - at the celebration of Shrove Tuesday on February 6, 2016. People in masks going on the spree, baking pancakes, making hotchpotch, dancing, singing and playing games... More
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Response from clivegb | Reviewed this property |
When I was last in Lithuania I visited Trakai and there was a large craft fair there on the island where the castle is situated. I am sure a visit to such a craft fair (or the permanent shops on the lakefront) will be... More