History of the castle and unique 360° panorama

Plan your visit

Everyday 10.00 to 20.00

The ticket office closes 30 minutes before closing time.

Ticket prices

  • Adults – 5,00 €
  • Schoolchildren, students and senior citizens (upon the submission of an appropriate document) – 2,00 €

Family ticket

  • 1 adult and up to 4 children – 8,00 €
  • Up to 2 adults and 4 children – 12,00 €

Guided tours

  • A guided tour in Lithuanian for a group of up to 20 people (60 min) – 10,00 €
  • A guided tour in a foreign language for a group of up to 5 people (60 min) – 10,00 €
  • A guided tour in a foreign language for a group of up to 20 people (60 min) – 15,00 €

Gediminas Castle Tower is free of charge for the following visitors: pre-school children; residents of children’s care homes and socially deprived children; teachers accompanying groups of schoolchildren; persons with a severe disability and accompanying persons; persons aged 80 years or over; members of the Lithuanian Guide Union; tour guides accompanying tourist groups; museum employees, members of the International Council of Museums (ICOM) (upon the submission of an appropriate document); employees of the Cultural Heritage Department at the Ministry of Culture and its territorial branches, with a civil servant’s or employee’s identification card; journalists; tourists with the Vilnius City Card; all visitors on the last Sunday of each month.

Information for disabled visitors: exhibition halls of the Gediminas Castle Tower do not have wheelchair access.

1 hour filming with professional equipment on the Gediminas scenic overlook – 20,00 EUR. Exposition filming is permitted only with the consent of the administration.

General visitor regulations of the National Museum of Lithuania

Guided tours are available in the Lithuanian, Russian and English languages. Guided tours must be ordered in advance by phone or e-mail (+370 (5) 261 74 53, +370 (5) 212 26 17, pilis@lnm.lt)

The tours in the museum are only led by the museum tour guides or the tour guides from the institution with which the museum has concluded an appropriate agreement.

Everyday 10.00 to 20.00

Funicular is free of charge for: pre-school children; children in foster care; persons with disabilities.

The ticket office closes 30 minutes before closing time. If the funicular is used only to go down the hill, a ticket should be acquired at the ticket office immediately following the descent. Parental supervision required for children under twelve years of age.

Tel. +370 (5) 212 00 17

Museum is open. While visiting the museum visitors will have to:

  • Wear a face mask
  • Disinfect hands
  • Keep a safe distance from others

People should stay at home if they feel the symptoms of a cold infection.

Exhibitions and events

Free admission to the museum

Event

Last Sunday of each month

Every expositional location

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About us

Gediminas Castle Tower is the most frequently visited branch of the National Museum of Lithuania. Its exhibition invites visitors to learn about the history of Vilnius as the centre of the Grand Duchy of Lithuania, and also to take in the most spectacular panoramic view of the city.

What will you see?

Canon balls from 14th and 15th century attacks by the Crusaders; from the same period – one of several wooden cross-bow arrows found in Lithuania, as well as a ritual axe made of horn and adorned with ancient Baltic swastika symbols; letters written by Gediminas in 1322–1323 to Pope John XXII and European merchants; an interactive installation dedicated to the Baltic Way allowing visitors to experience being part of the event.

What will you learn?
History of the building

Visiting The Gediminas Hill

Gediminas Hill is free to visit during the day.

In order to get to the top of the hill visitors can take a path from the side of the Vilnia River on TrispalvÄ— alley (not suitable for bicycles, wheelchairs or prams) of use the funicular (from the inner courtyard of the Old Arsenal, Arsenalo g. 3).

The gate of the fence surrounding the Gediminas hill fort is closed from 23.00 to 7.00.

Contacts

Address

Arsenalo g. 5, Vilnius

+370 (5) 261 74 53

pilis@lnm.lt

How to find us?

In order to get to the top of the hill visitors can take a path from the side of the Vilnia River on TrispalvÄ— alley of use the funicular.