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Kaunas city museum – Folk music branch

L. Zamenhofo g. 12/Kurpių g. 12, Kaunas +370 37 422 295 www.kaunomuziejus.lt Adults - 2,00 EUR, students, seniors - 1,20 EUR, schoolchildren - free II – V 10 AM – 6 PM, VI 10 AM – 5 PM

The first and only museum in Lithuania dedicated to folk music culture. It contains over 7000 exhibits, from Lithuanian and international musical instruments to audio recordings, photographs, letters and posters. In the interactive and modern exposition, you will be able to learn how kanklės (chordophone) are made, to sing a sutartinė (Lithuanian multipart song), play some instruments or hear some folk music performed by contemporary bands.

Kaunas City Museum represents the history of the city and commemorates its' legendary citizens. The museum has five departments: Kaunas Castle, Kaunas Town Hall, Folk Music Branch, Mikas and Kipras Petrauskas House, and Juozas Gruodis House.

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