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Balzekas Museum of Lithuanian Culture, Chicago

Balzekas Museum of Lithuanian Culture - Chicago, Illinois
Balzekas Museum of Lithuanian Culture
6500 South Pulaski Road, Chicago, IL 60629Map
+1 773 582 6500
Neighborhood: Far South Side
Overview

For the would-be traveler who wants to visit Lithuania, this museum is the largest of its kind in the United States and is a fantastic place to start. Visitors are given personal attention from the moment they walk in the door. An orientation video provides a brief history of Lithuania, a glimpse of the green countrysides, rocky seashores and ancient castles brimming with legends. Visitors can then browse Lithuanian history and culture in the museum. Artifacts include a spectacular coat of armor, treasured relics donated by Lithuanian immigrants, native costumes from the different provinces and some of the most beautiful amber you will view anywhere. Be sure to visit the gift shop before you leave. Here you can find everything from Lithuanian candy to books on every subject. The museum also offers language classes and art workshops.

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Balzekas Museum of Lithuanian Culture General Information
  • Open Hours: Monday to Sunday from 10:00 AM to 04:00 PM
  • Type: Arts & Museums
  • Credit Cards Accepted: amex, visa
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