Written Sources


The collection contains the documents and printed materials related to the events of navigation history, sea trade, and seamen. The most valuable are the documents testifying the establishmnet of the Lithuanian shipping and the personal archives of seamen. 


The archive by the Lithuanian captain Romanas Vilcinskas-Vilkas. During 1990–1998 the Lithuanian captain Romanas Vilcinskas-Vilkas was sending the Museum materials from his plentiful maritime archive. The archive included valuable material, originals of the documents related to the Lithuanian shipping history, correspondence between outstanding Lithuanian seamen, books and periodical publications. Among of the most valuable documents there was the original of the manuscript by the captain Teodoras Reingardas (1883-1947).

 

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In the Picture - Teodoras Reingardas, a graduate of the St.Petersbourg Gardes-Marine. 


The archive by the engineer Romualdas Dačinskas contains historical material related to the history of the ports of Šventoji and Klaipeda, documents from the XIX–XX c.

The archive by the deep sea mater Juozas Karvelis. The deep sea master Juozas Karvelis, the signatory of the Act of the Re-Establishment of the State of Lithuania, belonged to the generation of the Soviet Lithuania shipping. After1990,  he was among the ones who initiated restoration of the Lithuanian Seamen‘s Union. The archive of the deep sea mater Juozas Karvelis contains resourceful documents, printed materials from the 7-9 decade of the XX c. Some documents and evidence reflect the development of the idea of maritime state in the legislation of Lithuania.


The collection preserving more than 6000 exhibits is being constantly researched, digitized, and published. 

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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


From the 1st of September free admission to the Sea Museum and Aquarium for schoolchildren


* 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.


Reduced local fees when entering Neringa for visitors driving from the resort  to the Lithuanian Sea Museum and coming back on the same day!

On your way back to Neringa please provide the control post with:

1. The voucher acquired in Alksnynė or Nida control post (maximum 5 days before your travel)

2. The ticket of the Lithuanian Sea Museum of the current day

3. The card received in the ticket offices of the Museum


 

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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