The crypts and the history of the treasury

The crypts and the history of the treasury

The duration of the educational class “The Crypts of Vilnius Cathedral and the History of the Treasury” is 2 hours.
Price – 3 EUR. The programme is addressed to schoolchildren of grades 1–12.
Classes are held in two locations: the crypts of Vilnius Cathedral and the Church Heritage Museum (Šv. Mykolo St. 9).

We will descend into the crypts of Vilnius Cathedral and see the ancient burials and crypts, the royal mausoleum and the earliest fresco in Lithuania. We will explore the treasury of Vilnius Cathedral, which remained hidden in the times of war and turmoil and is currently exhibited in the newly renovated Saint Michael’s Church.

Contact us

Register for the educational programmes in the Church Heritage Museum, the crypts and the bell tower of Vilnius Cathedral!
Tel. +370 5 269 7800

Educational programmes for families

We invite you to register for educational programmes for families in the Church Heritage Museum. We offer you to visit St Michael‘s Church and former Bernardine Convent. The museum's educational programmes will help your family strengthen the knowledge and will offer you loads of fun!

Advance booking is required (tel. +370 5 2697800, +370 5 2697803, e-mail
Classes take place from Tuesday to Friday, 11 am – 5 pm.
For educational classes in a foreign language the price is 25 Eur plus the ticket price: 3,5 Eur for participant child and 20 Eur for the services of educator.
Duration: approx. 1 hour.
Educational classes take place in the Church Heritage Museum, Šv. Mykolo St. 9, Vilnius.


The Saint of Vilnius

We will discover the image of St. Casimir, a whole story of his life and veneration. The ideal of prince Casimir is expressed in the words of a Psalm: “The one who has clean hands and a pure heart” (Ps 24, 4). The young prince lived in times when his royal status and political power ensured him privileges, luxury and pleasures, and a person needed a lot of bravery, endurance, and dedication to resist the pressure of his family and relatives to live as “everybody else”…


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