Lithuanian Art Centre TARTLE located in the Užupis district in Vilnius provides an opportunity to get acquainted with Lithuanian art treasures and historical artefacts from cultural heritage through thematic curatorial exhibitions. The exposition can be visited individually or with a guided tour. The current exhibition “Vilnius Forever. A Dialogue of Artworks and Guides to the City” has been prepared in cooperation with the YIVO Institute for Jewish Research in New York City and is dedicated to the 700th anniversary of Vilnius (curator – Laima Laučkaitė).

Brief history

TARTLE is one of the largest and best-known private collections in Lithuania, it is composed of works of fine and applied art, maps, historic graphic art, and various historical artifacts. The center aims to nurture and bring back to homeland the Lithuanian cultural and historical heritage scattered all over the world, and most importantly – to contribute to making it accessible to the public, thus publicizing the collection in various ways such as in long-term exhibitions.

Užupio g. 40, Vilnius 01203Google Maps
Working hours:

Prior registration is necessary. You can find the times of guided tours and individual visits in the calendar: https://bilietai.tartle.lt/
If you would like to select a custom time and visit the center with your own group – please reach out to us through www.tartle.lt


Individual visit:
€5 for adults
2.5 € for pupils, students, seniors, disabled people

Guided tour with an art historian:
€15 for adults
€7 for pupils, students, seniors, disabled people

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