Collections of the Lithuanian Sea Museum

The collections of the Lithuanian Sea Museum

The collections of the Lithuanian Sea Museum reflect the diversity of the animal species of the World Ocean and the Baltic Sea, the history of Lithuania as a maritime country, seafaring and navigation, the fishing traditions of the Lithuanian seaside and the Curonian Lagoon, and at last but not least the heritage and the present of marine culture. The collections include a variety of exhibits, from buttons of seamen’s uniforms to ships, from postage stamps to sea charts, from tiny mollusc shells to a huge stuffed sea turtle.


 

Preserved in the Museum collections there are more than 85 thousand exhibits, which are grouped into:

  • collections related to the history of navigation (historical boats, old fishing vessels, anchors, ship models, personal archives handed over to the Sea Museum);
  • collections of marine fauna (corals, shells, crustaceans, echinoderms, fish species, birds, turtles and mammals);
  • living exhibits (Lithuanian freshwater fish, Baltic Sea fish, fish of the tropical seas, sturgeons, birds (penguins), mammals (Steller’s sea lions, Californian sea lions, seals, Black Sea bottle-nosed dolphins)).

 

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DOLPHIN PERFORMANCES

JANUARY-MAY, SEPTEMBER-DECEMBER 

JUNE, JULY, AUGUST 

 

Eur

Eur

Adults  

7

10

Children ( 4 years and older), 
school students, students*, 
age retired EU nationals**, adults with disabilities EU nationals***

3.5

5

Admission prices applicable to groups of 15

Adults  

6

9

Children (4 years and older), 
school students, students*, 
age retired EU nationals**, adults with disabilities EU nationals***

3

4.5

* Full-time EU students studying in higher education or vacational training institutions
** EU citizens holding a pensionary certificate
***  EU nationals adults with disabilities who have an average level of disability and have a valid license.

CALIFORNIAN SEA LIONS PERFORMANCES
IN THE SUN BAY

MAY, SEPTEMBER, OCTOBER 

JUNE, JULY, AUGUST 

 

Eur

Eur

  All visitors 4 year and older

2

3

 

AQUARIUM AND MUSEUMS’ EXHIBITION

JANUARY-MAY, SEPTEMBER-DECEMBER

JUNE, JULY, AUGUST

 

Eur

Eur

Adults

7

10

Students*, school children, 
retired senior**

3.5

5

Admission prices applicable to groups of 15

Adults  

6

9

Students*, school children, 
retired senior**

3

4.5

* Full-time EU students studying in higher education or vacational training institutions

** EU citizens holding a pensionary certificate


Photography and filming for personal use - free of charge.

Lithuanian Sea Museum administration has the right to change ticket prices.


TICKET ACQUISITION RULES

1. The visitors are admitted to the Museum during the opening hours of the Museum only, upon acquisition of tickets in the Ticket office of the Museum and/or online www.ljm.lt. The Ticket office is closed 30 minutes before the closing time of the Museum.

2. It is possible to pay for tickets and/or other services in cash, by bank card or by using the electronic sales and administration system of the Museum www.ljm.lt/en.

3. A visitor should keep ticket all times until the end of visit to the Museum and, upon request, provide the ticket to a responsible staff member of the Museum.

4. Ticket prices and respective discounts are approved by a separate order of the Director of the Museum. The Museum shall be entitled to apply short-term discounts (campaigns). Respective information is provided in the Ticket office and the website of the Museum. Also, information is provided by phone.

5. A visitor should not spoil, fold, tear, stain or otherwise damage a ticket. The Museum shall be entitled to refuse entrance to visitors with damaged tickets which are not recognized by a scanner.

6. Persons wishing to acquire tickets with discount or visit the Museum free of charge should provide a cashier with a respective certificate granting such right. If a person refuses to provide a respective document, the discount is not applied. During the control of tickets and/or visit to the Museum a visitor may be asked to provide a respective document together with a discount ticket. Discount tickets should be used by persons having acquired the same only. It is prohibited to hand over a ticket with discount to other persons.

7. Acquired tickets are not exchanged and/or refunded except for the cases when services are not provided through the fault of the Museum.

8. However, tickets are not refunded in the event of force majeure circumstances (Item 1, Article 6.212 of the Civil Code of the Republic of Lithuania).

9. Lost, damaged and/or otherwise unusable tickets are not refunded as well.


The following visitors are admitted free of charge:

1. Children up to 4 years of age (without providing them a separate seat) to the dolphinarium

2. Children up to 6 years of age to the Aquarium and the museum expositions;

3. Persons with severe disability, disabled children up to 18 years of age and accompanying persons (one disabled - one accompanying person); Adults with mild disability (valid for a ticket to the aquarium and museum exhibitions) EU nationals;

4. Creators and sponsors of the Museum as well as other persons holding special permits/invitations issued by the Administration of the Museum;

5. Employees of all museums of the Republic of Lithuania upon presentation of a respective employment certificate; 

6. ICOM members; 

7. Guide holding a guide certificate (a ticket could not be transferred to another person);


Tickets prices, discounts, services. Open, download.

Visitors Service: +370 659 61 497, aptarnavimas@muziejus.lt 


JULY AND AUGUST

From Tuesday to Sunday

DOLPHIN  PERFORMANCES – 11.30, 13.00, 15.00, 16.30

AQUARIUM AND MUSEUMS’ EXHIBITION  – 10.30–18.30

ETHNOGRAPHIC FISHERMAN'S FARMSTEAD AND THE GROUNDS OF OLD FISHING SHIPS – 10.30–18.30

CALIFORNIA SEA LION PERFORMANCES IN THE SUN BAY – 12.15, 14.00, 16.00


SEPTEMBER

From Wednesday to Sunday

DOLPHIN  PERFORMANCES– 12.00, 15.00

AQUARIUM AND MUSEUMS’ EXHIBITION – 10.30–17.00

ETHNOGRAPHIC FISHERMAN'S FARMSTEAD AND THE GROUNDS OF OLD FISHING SHIPS – 10.30–17.00

CALIFORNIA SEA LION PERFORMANCES IN THE SUN BAY – 11.15, 13.30


OCTOBER, NOVEMBER, DECEMBER

Friday, Saturday, Sunday

DOLPHIN AND CALIFORNIA SEA LION PERFORMANCES – 12.00, 15.00

AQUARIUM AND MUSEUMS’ EXHIBITION  – 10.30–16.30

 


JANUARY

Friday, Saturday, Sunday

DOLPHIN AND CALIFORNIA SEA LION PERFORMANCES – 12.00, 15.00

AQUARIUM AND MUSEUMS’ EXHIBITION  – 10.30–16.30


FEBRUARY, MARCH

Friday, Saturday, Sunday

DOLPHIN AND CALIFORNIA SEA LION PERFORMANCES – 12.00, 15.00

AQUARIUM AND MUSEUMS’ EXHIBITION  – 10.30–17.00


 

APRIL

From Wednesday to Sundayo

DOLPHIN AND CALIFORNIA SEA LION PERFORMANCES – 12.00, 15.00

AQUARIUM AND MUSEUMS’ EXHIBITION  – 10.30–17.00


MAY 

From Wednesday to Sunday

DOLPHIN  PERFORMANCES– 12.00, 15.00

AQUARIUM AND MUSEUMS’ EXHIBITION – 10.30–17.00

ETHNOGRAPHIC FISHERMAN'S FARMSTEAD AND THE GROUNDS OF OLD FISHING SHIPS – 10.30–17.00

CALIFORNIA SEA LION PERFORMANCES IN THE SUN BAY – 11.15, 13.30


 

JUNE

From Tuesday to Sunday

DOLPHIN  PERFORMANCES – 12.00, 14.00, 16.00

AQUARIUM AND MUSEUMS’ EXHIBITION  – 10.30–18.30

ETHNOGRAPHIC FISHERMAN'S FARMSTEAD AND THE GROUNDS OF OLD FISHING SHIPS – 10.30–18.30

CALIFORNIA SEA LION PERFORMANCES IN THE SUN BAY – 11.15, 13.00, 15.00

Lithuanian Sea Museum
Smiltynės Str. 3 LT-93100, Klaipėda

Lithuanian Sea Museum is situated in Smiltynė (Klaipėda Municipality) on the Curonian Spit. Coordinates: 55°43'01.0"N 21°06'02.6"E

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From Klaipėda. Take a passenger ferry from the Old Ferry Terminal (addr. Danės St. 1, Klaipėda) or a ferry for vehicles from the New Ferry Terminal (addr. Nemuno St. 8, Klaipėda) to Smiltynė. The distance from the passenger ferry terminal to the Lithuanian Sea Museum is 1,8 kilometer. Take a bus, ride a bicycle or walk on foot to get to the Museum. The distance from the vehicles terminal is 7 kilometers. Come to the Museum by car/ bicycle or on foot.

Ferry timetable and pricelist www.keltas.lt ,  tel. no. +370 46 311 117 


By intercity bus or train.  The distance from Klaipėda Bus or Railway Station to the Old Ferry Terminal (addr. Danės St. 1, Klaipėda) is 2,2 kilometers. To get to the Old Ferry Terminal take a bus 8 (get off at the stop Atgimimo and walk 1 kilometer to the terminal), walk on foot or take a taxi.


Parking in the Lithuanian Sea Museum is charged at a Red Zone rate. Find out more about Parking Zone Prices.

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