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Open Air Museum of Lithuania - Kaunas
The
Open Air Museum of Lithuania is a unique and one of the largest (195 ha) open air ethnographic museums in Europe. The museum presents the mode of life and traditions of peasants and townspeople of all Lithuanian ethnographic areas in the late 18th and early 20th centuries. The museum was established in 1966, in Rumšiškės on a picturesque coast of Kaunas Lagoon. There are fragments of villages, authentic farms, century-old buildings, also a township where pots are shaped, amber and wood works are done and weaving process of linen is presented.
 
Rumšiškės - Kaunas

The granary at the Open Air museum of Lithuania in Rumšiškės - Kaunus.

The granary at the Open Air museum of Lithuania in Rumšiškės - Kaunus.
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A small windmill at the Open Air museum of Lithuania in Rumšiškės - Kaunus.

A small windmill at the Open Air museum of Lithuania in Rumšiškės - Kaunus.
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A small town at the Open Air museum of Lithuania in Rumšiškės - Kaunus.

A small town at the Open Air museum of Lithuania in Rumšiškės - Kaunus.
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A chapel by the Aukštaitija village at the Open Air museum of Lithuania in Rumšiškės - Kaunus.

A chapel by the Aukštaitija village at the Open Air museum of Lithuania in Rumšiškės - Kaunus.
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The farmstead of Žemaitija region at the Open Air museum of Lithuania in Rumšiškės - Kaunus.

The farmstead of Žemaitija region at the Open Air museum of Lithuania in Rumšiškės - Kaunus.
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The museum from the birds' eye at the Open Air museum of Lithuania in Rumšiškės - Kaunus.

The museum from the birds' eye at the Open Air museum of Lithuania in Rumšiškės - Kaunus.
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Photo: Rimgaudas Žaltauskas & Ignas Miniotas

The Open Air Museum of Lithuania (Gintarė Jančiūtė) has given
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