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Devils' Museum

Devils' Museum

Devils' Museum

Devils' Museum

devils' Museum

Contacts
Address: V. Putvinskio g. 64, LT-44211, Kaunas.
Tel. (+370 ~ 37) 22 15 87.
E-mail: mkc.velniai@takas.lt

Opening hours:
Tuesday – Sunday 11–17; Thursday 11–19

Admission:
Both with Antanas Žmuidzinavičius Memorial Museum:
Entrance fee – 6 Lt;
Tour – 25 Lt (in Lithuanian), 40 Lt (in foreign language)
50% discount – schoolchildren, students, visitors with International student card (ISIC), military service, senior citizens.
Free entrance – preschool children, residents of children’s homes, disabled of I and II group, staff of museums of Lithuania, ICOM members, artists, students of art schools, students of Fine Art department of Vilnius Academy of Fine Arts and Vytautas Magnus University, journalists, AICA members, EU citizens September 1 through June 1 on Wednesdays.

Collection
The museum contains the A. Žmuidzinavičius collection of sculptures and carvings of devils, and a collection of devils from the whole world.
The collection consists of around 3000 articles of arts and crafts, fine arts and souvenirs. The biggest part of the souvenir collection is comprised of sculptures of devils made of wood, glass, textile, porcelain and paper. The collection of devils also includes masks, witches and other mythological characters. Visitors also contribute to this collection by giving presents.

Exposition
Collection of devils (collected by A. Žmuidzinavičius himself are shown, but presents of visitors of the museum as well: devils, witches, personages of various myths and fairy tales).

Cultural, educational activity
Educational programs "Deviltry".

Other news
In 1982 a special wing was built for the collection of "Devils".

Illustrations from the collections of the M. K. Čiurlionis National  Art Museum

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