J. Basanavičiaus 45, LT–57182, Kėdainiai.
Tel. (370 347) 57398, (370 686) 32992.
Fax. (370 347) 60270.
Tuesday thru Friday 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Saturday 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Adults – 4,00 EUR
Children & students – 2,00 EUR
Museum members – free
Excursions are booked by the telephone (370 347) 57398.
129 km – about 1 hour 44 mins
61.1 km – about 51 mins
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Kėdainiai (Polish: Kiejdany) is one of the oldest cities in Lithuania. It is located on the Nevėžis River. First mentioned in the 1372 Livonian Chronicle of Hermann de Wartberge, its population as of 2008 was 30,214. The old town of Kėdainiai dates from the 18th century is one of the largest in Lithuania.
The former Town Hall, the House of Rectors, the Church of St. George, the Calvinist Church, and the House of Scotch Merchants are notable architectural sites. It was a custom that everyone arriving in Kėdainiai had to bring a stone for the construction of the town. Kėdainiai is also the location of the only minaret in Lithuania. In all, Kėdainiai has two synagogues, one Orthodox church, one Lutheran church, two Catholic churches and one Calvinist church.