Folk Music Branch

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. International festivals, concerts, parties, educational programs, meetings with folk groups are organized in the museum’s premises; various exhibitions from museum’s collections and other sources are organized regularly; private collections and photographers’ works are also presented.

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