Important information for visitors:For all guided tours, please call +370 615 20688 from 8 AM to 4:30 PM Monday to Friday.
| 1 April – 31 October
Tue – Sat
|Adults – 2,40 Eur|
|1 h||Reduced price ticket * – 1,20 Eur|
|Groups of 1-9 people ** – 24,00 Eur|
* Reduced price ticket:
- Full-time secondary school students of the Republic of Lithuania and other countries, the Republic of Lithuania conservatories pupils, the Republic of Lithuania National Mikalojus Konstantinas Čiurlionis arts school pupils;
- The Republic of Lithuania high school pupils and other European Union Member States who are studying full-time in the European Union Member States high schools, as well as full-time professional training institution pupils;
- The Republic of Lithuania permanent compulsory soldiers doing military service, volunteer soldiers;
- The Republic of Lithuania and other countrie persons who have reached the state of social security retirement (80 years);
- The Republic of Lithuania 1939-1990 year occupation victims – political prisoners and exiles, former ghettos, concentration or other types of forced labor camps;
- The Republic of Lithuanian independence defenders, victims of 1991. 11-13 January. and afterward aggression of the USSR;
- The Republic of Lithuania resistance fighters against the 1940-1990 year occupations – military volunteers and freedom fighters.
**Group fee (1-9 category) is applicable in cases where users register a group (10 or more), but arrives below (less than 10) the estimated visitor number. No group fee is applied if the museum has published individual visitor times.
In this tour, visitors take a walk along the museum‘s stone circle, The Sun in Lithuania. It is amegalithic-type stone monumentwith a diameter of 30 metres, erected near the museum. The rays of this stone Sun point in the cardinal directions and indicate the equinoxes and solstices. Installed nearby is a two-meter-wide wrought iron sundial and models of the solar system planets.
During the tour, you‘ll learn about the concept of the Sun in Lithuanian ethnic culture, as well as scientific facts, physical characteristics, distances, the benefits and dangers of the sun. You‘ll hear about the formation and evolution of the solar system and how it compares to some newly-discovered stellar systems and exoplanets.
You‘ll be able to inspect the planet models, learn about the origin of their names, the history of their exploration, their sizes, distances, the latest discoveries in space research and the questions that are still to be answered. Your guide will also show you how to orient yourself using the sun.
This open-air tour is specifically designed for families, schoolchildren and people who enjoybeing outdoors.