ŠIAULIAI AUŠROS MUSEUM‘S SUBDIVISION ŽALIŪKIŲ VILLAGE MILLER’S FARMSTEAD
A space for ethnoculture, customs and traditions, activities and merry-making is surrounded by modern city. There was recreated miller’s farmhouse and restored the only survived in Šiauliai construction of Lithuanian traditional wooden architecture from the 2nd part of the 19th c. – Žaliūkių Windmill. All-year-round the everyday life of Miller’s family – grain grinding, bread baking – is going on; sometimes it is spiced by Lithuanian traditional calendar celebrations.
Žaliūkių Windmill was constructed around 1875–1880 by a person of German descent – Johann Wilhelm Daniel. During the period of 2008–2011, the Windmill was restored and Miller’s Farmstead – rebuilt. Today major Lithuanian calendar celebrations – Shrovetide Tuesday, Easter, Assumption – are celebrated in the Farmstead.
One of the most popular museum’s educational activities “Bread Baking” is organized in Miller’s Farmstead. Price for group up to 30 persons – 100 Lt (I–V after 5pm, VI–VII after 4 pm – 200 Lt). Exposition per person – 4 Lt, with discount – 2 Lt.
Educational activity must be booked in advance, before 7 workdays by tel. +370 41 52 43 94, e-mail: email@example.com.
Address: Architektų St. 73, Šiauliai, tel. +370 41 21 11 98.
Opening hours: III–V 10am–6pm, VI–VII 11am–5pm
Ticket – 4 Lt, with discount – 2 Lt.
Guided tour led by “miller” – 30 Lt, with discount – 15 Lt.
Educational activities – 6 Lt, with discount – 3 Lt.
Photography / shooting in exposition – 5 / 10 Lt
Guided tours must be booked in advance by tel. +370 41 43 36 80, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Educational activities must be booked in advance by tel. +370 41 52 43 94, e-mail: email@example.com.
More information www.ausrosmuziejus.lt
* 50 % discount for school-children, students and pensioneers for visiting museum, guide services and educational activities.
* Free admission for preschoolers, pupils from children’s homes, disabled persons, museum specialists from Lithuania, ICOM members, the members of Šiauliai Aušros Museum Friends’ Club, teachers leading the groups of schoolchildren, groups of socially supported schoolchildren (the list must be presented). Other services of the Museum – with 50% discount.
Premises for events, photographing and filming of personal celebrations, guided tours must be booked in advance by tel. +370 41 43 36 80, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.