|April to October||October to April|
|Tuesday and Sunday||10 am–5.30 pm||9 am–4.30 pm|
|Wednesday to Saturday||10 am–6.30 pm||9 am–5.30 pm|
The museum is closed on Mondays and state holidays.
Last entry to the museum is 30 minutes before the closing time.
Adults - 3 € / 2 €*
Arsenal collection – 2 € / 1 €*
Temporary exhibition – 1,5 € / 1 €*
Free entrance for the disabled people from Biržai region and for children under 5.
* Children (over 5 and below 19), students, senior citizens (over 60), the disabled people from other regions of Lithuania (with a valid ID card) and soldiers are entitled to reduced ticket price.
Family tickets (the discount does not apply to organized groups of visitors):
2 adults and 1 child – 7 €;
2 adults and 2 children – 8 €;
2 adults and 3 children – 9 €;
2 adults and 4 or more children – 6 € + 1 € for every child
Tickets can be purchased with cash or card.
• E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
• phoning: +370 450 33390, +370 655 43845, +370 655 57738.
At the weekends and after the opening hours general information can be obtained by phoning +370 450 33397 (only in Lithuanian and Russian.)
in Lithuanian – 8 € / 6 €*;
in foreign languages – 15 € / 10 €*.
Groups of 26 and more people:
in Lithuanian – 12 € / 8 €*;
in foreign languages – 20 € / 12 €*.
Biržai Region Museum "Sėla" is situated in the palace and arsenal. The whole complex consists of the rebuilt palace, arsenal, bridge, two gunpowder rooms and ruins of the gate and the fortification building.
The collections represent the culture and history of Biržai region. You will have a chance to get acquianted with the archeological finds from the era of Selonian and Semigalian tribes, the period of the dukes Radziwill and counts Tyszkiewicz. You will be able to learn about life in Biržai in the 18th to the second half of the 20th century. Equally interesting and valuable are the exhibitions on the history of the religious confessions of Biržai region, art and ethnography. There is an interactive warfare exhibition focusing on the 16th, 17th and 18th century on display in the arsenal.
We invite you to visit the exhibition of ancient brewing traditions and to take part in our special program "From a grain to a song: Biržai tradition and hospitality". This is a unique opportunity to experience the hospitality of Aukštaitija region and see the ancient brewing equipment.
We organize a wide range of educational programs and workshops for schoolchildren of all ages.
Our two temporary exhibition halls host a new exhibition every 3 to 4 weeks.
The museum offers guided tours in Lithuanian, Latvian, Russian and English language, based upon availability of the museum guides.
The tours should be booked in advance, specially on Saturdays and Sundays.
The tour lasts around an hour and a half and it includes a visit to both permanent collections (palace and arsenal).
Guided tour prices:
- groups between 5 and 25 people:
in Lithuanian (adults): €8
in foreign languages: €15
in Lithuanian (children (over 5 and below 19), students, seniors citizens (over 60), the disabled people from other regions of Lithuania with a valid ID card): €6
in foreign languages: €10
- groups of 26 and more people:
in Lithuanian (adults): €12
in foreign languages: €20
in Lithuanian (children (over 5 and below 19), students, seniors citizens (over 60), the disabled people from other regions of Lithuania with a valid ID card): €8
in foreign languages: €12
For further information and booking:
Explore the museum on your own with an audio guide available in several languages: Lithuanian, Russian and English.
Listen to the informative commentary about the castle, Biržai history and two important families which have ruled over the Biržai lands, the Radziwiłł and the Tyszkiewicz.
This service is free of charge.
For further information:
+370 450 33390, +370 655 57737
The cloakroom is located on the ground floor of the museum and at the arsenal. The visitors are required to leave their backpacks and bulky items. The visitors may also use lockers, which are available in both locations. Both services are free of charge.
The museum shop is located on the ground floor of the museum. It offers a range of goods inspired by the castle and its history, such as: books, cups, magnets, postcards, keychains, flags, coins. The shop operates during the museum opening hours.
For further information:
+370 450 33397 (in Lithuanian and Russian)
You can park your vehicle in two parking lots: either at J. Radvilos 3 (by the bridge) or Birutės 1 (by the stairs). The lots are free of charge.
The visitors are not allowed to enter the museum halls with their pets. Pets can be left outside at the designated areas (one is by the palace and the other by the arsenal).