Rumsiskes

Rumsiskes is located 25 km from Kaunas near the Vilnius-Kaunas highway. It is an ethnographical open-air museum which depicts the life of peasants during the late 19th and early 20th centuries. The exposition is divided according to the four ethnographical regions of Lithuania: Aukstaitija, Dzukija, Suvalkija and Zemaitija. Each section is highlighted by buildings and farmsteads characteristic to the specific region. The interior of the farmhouses is traditionally decorated with linen tablecloths, towels and bedspreads. In summer song and dance ensembles come to Rumsiskes on weekends perform. Traditional festivals are organised in the museum, such as for Shrove Tuesday (Pancake Day), Midsummer’s Day and for the harvest celebrations.
One can spend the day in a splendid way riding on horseback or taking a short drive in a coach.

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Tours: KaunasRumsiskesVilnius-Trakai-Druskininkai-Kaunas.
City: Kaunas.

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