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Applied Art Museum (Taikomosios Dailes Muziejus)

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Design and costume history

The museum is very much recommendable for all who are interested in clothes, textile, ceramics... read more

Reviewed 8 September 2018
acorna
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Vilnius, Lithuania
Lovely museum

Interesting collection of applied art. Extensive collection of clothes through the centuries... read more

Reviewed 16 August 2018
sheffieldeats
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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 23 October 2018

My visit joyously had me breathless at times. There are four different exhibitions on at the moment. Two on fashion, one on applied arts and design 1918-2018, and another on porcelain/silverware. An absolute feast. The fashion exhibits were stunning. Visit and you will be up...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 8 September 2018

The museum is very much recommendable for all who are interested in clothes, textile, ceramics and generally in design. The exhibition contains vast collection of 18th-20th century clothes and accessories from an excellent private collection of fashion historian Alexander Vasilyev with a great background of...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank acorna
Reviewed 16 August 2018 via mobile

Interesting collection of applied art. Extensive collection of clothes through the centuries, together with children’s’ clothes. Lots of related objects from the relative periods. Upstairs there are collections of furniture, pottery, textiles, furniture and fine porcelain. The guide book explains how the Soviet period gave...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 11 October 2017

Quite blown away by this - place looked very shut till we pushed the door - we thought we were going to see something else and only walked upstairs because we were there... and found a truly thrilling and amazing collection of ravishing clothes and...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed 1 November 2016

While there this week I saw a huge collection of history of fashion as well as an interesting art exhibit.

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank EM71
Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

Having visited specifically to see the exhibition of ballgowns I was amazed not only at the brilliant collection but also at the quality of the display and the variety of accessories which accompanied the gowns. It was a delight to be able to wander at...More

Date of experience: September 2016
1  Thank Piglet47
Reviewed 13 July 2016

A trip to the applied art museum in Vilnius might conjure up for you images of a tour round a prententious gallery weighed down by post-Soviet brutalism. Nothing could be further from the truth. A magical, imaginative and exquisitive display of ball gowns, high couture...More

Date of experience: July 2016
2  Thank Walktolunch
Reviewed 6 April 2016 via mobile

Seemed more like and overspill of the national museum (new arsenal); with an extra display. For €1 (as a student) it wasn't bad though.

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank Jonny C
Reviewed 31 January 2016

Over all, there isn't much to see in this museum. The only reason I went was to see the ballgown exhibit - which wasn't just ballgowns but clothing through the centuries with accessories. I found it really interesting and entertaining. The other floor had some...More

Date of experience: January 2016
Thank IntlTrainer
Reviewed 1 January 2016

This museum is worth 1-2 hours and is of interest to people who like clothes, handicrafts, glassware and ceramics, fashion etc. It has two displays, a permanent one and a temporary one. The permanent collection shows good examples of glass, weaving and other textiles, silverware...More

Date of experience: September 2015
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