Lithuanian Sport Museum
Lihuanian Sport Museum
Lithuanian sport history from early times up to nowadays is displayed on the exhibition stands. The idea to establish the museum of sports was born already in the inter-war Lithuania. Lithuanian Sport Museum was officially established in 1991 and in 2006 it became independent. Museum was awarded by European Olympic Comitee with FAIR PLAY diploma. Museum collects, stores, investigates the heritage of Lithuanian physical education and sports. Also cherishes its memory, traditions and Olympic valuables.
Every year museum arranges thematic exhibitions dedicated to various sport branches, famous athlete’s jubilees and other important sport events, organizes thematic discussions, educational programs for youth and children, scientific conferences, meetings with famous sport personalities. Lithuanian Sport Museum is exhibiting Olympic awards – diplomas, medals, photographs of M. Paulauskas , N. Sabaitis, A. Šalna, V. Vencienė, G. Umaras, V. Novickis, A. Rupšienė, L. Kačiušytė, R. Žulpa. Also by the State Sport Department, National Olympic Committee and other institutions. The most recent Olympic Collection was donated by President of Lithuanian National Olympic Committee Artūras Poviliūnas. It includes International Olympic Comitee Orders, medals, blessing of Pope John Paul II's, Government awards and ect. President of Lithuania Valdas Adamkus donated medals from Olympic Games of the Enslaved Nations in Niumberge (Germany) of 1949. New exposition named by the circus artists Jadvyga and Jonas Ramanauskai was opened in April 2006.
Museum takes care of honouring sport veterans, organizes their meetings providing them with a possibility to meet, communicate, share their experience.
Ticket: 1,00 €;
Ticket for a child, student, retired 0,50 €.
- Pre-school age children
- Disabled people
- Staff of other Lithuanian museums
Tour guide services
Review tour 5,00 €.
Address: Muziejaus st. 7, Kaunas (Old town)
Phone number: +370 (37) 220691