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Kelmė district municipality,
Vytauto Didžiojo st. 58, 86143 Kelmė
Budget office code 188768730, Register of Legal Entities
Phone/Fax (8 427) 69052,

Kelmė District Museum

Dvaro St. 5, Kelmė

Tel. +370 427 61 065


• Mon–Fri 8:00–17:00

• in summer Mon–Fri 8:00–17:00

Sat–Sun 10:00–14:00


Renovated and established in Kelmė Manor, gate and barn, the Museum showcases ethnographic exhibits, old printed matter, period manor furniture and crockery as well as iconographic material.


Užventis Ethnographic Museum

Girnikai village, Užventis Eldership

Open: any day by appointment

Tel.: +370 674 94 270,

+370 682 65 828

The Museum was founded in 1965 and since 1973 it has occupied the restored barn of Užventis Manor. In 1887–1898 the Manor was home to writer Marija Pečkauskaitė-Šatrijos Ragana, later it belonged to the Signatory of the Act of Lithuanian Independence Jonas Smilgevičius (1870–1942). The museum is dedicated to the lives of those two prominent personalities and it also relates the history of the township.


Šaukėnai Ethnographic Museum

Judlės St. 1, Šaukėnai

Open: any day by appointment

Tel. +370 688 17 338

The Museum houses exhibits telling the history of the township and its people. Valuable ethnographic items are on display as well as the interior of a farmer’s house.


Povilas Višinskis’ Memorial Museum

Ušnėnai village, Užventis Eldership

Open: any day by appointment

Tel. +370 427 59 721

Opened in 1960 in the homestead of Povilas Višinskis (1875–1906), a famous writer and enlightener, the Museum houses his memorial exhibition and highlights the life and work of Višinskis’ neighbour-writer Žemaitė (1845–1921).


Žalpiai Ethnographic Museum

Žalpiai, Pakražantis Eldership

Open: any day by appointment

Tel.: +370 427 49 541,

+370 610 21 966

Established in 2006 in the former Žalpiai school building constructed in the early years of Lithuanian Independence, the Museum is dedicated to Jeronimas Ralys (1876–1921), the first translator of Homer’s “Odyssey” and “Iliad“, Jonas Garalevičius (1871–1943), organ master and the first creator of a glider in Lithuania and to Kazimieras Ralys (1885–1958), the member of Lithuanian Constituent Seimas and public figure.


Miško (Forest) Museum

Miškininkų St. 6, Tytuvėnai

Guided tours by apppointment

Tel. +370 427 59 030


The Museum invites you to reconnect with nature and experience an interesting collection of garden and forest birds, listen to their songs, get a glimpse at forest animals and learn about their life in their natural setting, enjoy a great variety of insects found in the area and, by all means, not to miss the display of local folk artists’ wood carvings.

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