Lithuanian Museum of Ethnocosmology

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Lithuanian Museum of Ethnocosmology
Lietuvos Etnokosmologijos muziejus
Lithuanian Museum of Ethnocosmology in Spring 2012.jpg
Established March 15, 1990[1][2]
Location Kulionys village in Molėtai District Municipality of Utena County, Lithuania
Coordinates 55°18′55″N 25°33′18″E / 55.31539°N 25.55506°E / 55.31539; 25.55506Coordinates: 55°18′55″N 25°33′18″E / 55.31539°N 25.55506°E / 55.31539; 25.55506
Director Gunaras Kakaras
Website www.cosmos.lt

The Lithuanian Museum of Ethnocosmology (Lithuanian: Lietuvos etnokosmologijos muziejus) is a sky observatory and ethnocosmology museum in Kulionys village located about 70 kilometres (43 mi) north of Vilnius, Lithuania. It is the first museum of such kind in the world.[3] It was established in 1990 next to the Molėtai Astronomical Observatory.

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