Description of activities
OPEN-AIR MUSEUM OF THE CENTRE OF EUROPE
Visit Europos Parkas, the leading open-air contemporary art museum, which is only within 20 min. drive
from the centre of Vilnius. While enjoying the treasured landscape of the park, you will at the same time discover the admirable world of art. Europos Parkas was founded in 1991 on the initiative of Lithuanian sculptor Gintaras Karosas. The goal of the museum is to give an artistic significance to the geographic centre of the European continent. The exhibition spans an area of 55 hectares and displays over 100 works by artists from 34 countries. The collection includes large scale works by famous contemporary artists such as Abakanowicz, Oppenheim, LeWitt, Pepper. Acknowledged by Guinness World Records the world's largest artwork of TV sets created by Karosas is also on exhibit. Monument of the Centre of Europe was created in 1993 by Gintaras Karosas. The sculpture contains indications of all the capitals of Europe, information on the distances to them as measured from the centre of Europe and the direction in which each of them is situated.
Let's meet in the middle of Europe!
Open: daily from 10:00 am to sunset.
Admission: discounts for students and senior citizens.
Guided tours in Lithuanian, English and Russian.
Restaurant (indoor and outdoor seating), Museum Shop and Post Office
Companies and organizations may enjoy these beautiful settings and newly built premises for conferences, seminars, meetings and other events.
Driving directions. Go along Kalvarijų street to Santariškės roundabout, turn right in the direction of Žalieji Ežerai (Green Lakes) and follow the signs to Europos Parkas.
Address: Europos Parkas, Joneikiškių k., LT-15148 Vilnius r., Lithuania.
Fax: (+370 5) 2377 077.
Telephone: (+370 5) 2377077.
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