The exhibition was opened on 21 December 2010 in the restored premises at Totorių street 2/8 in Vilnius (author of the project — architect D. Juškienė). The exhibition’s area is 260 m2. It is adapted for the different needs of visitors, it is convenient for people of various ages as well as those with handicaps. Lifts for handicapped people operate at the museum.
The History of Money Hall presents the development of money from its most primitive forms, such as grain, cowrie shells, furs, amber, up until modern electronic money. In the context of world money, the money of the Grand Duchy of Lithuania and the Republic of Lithuania (1918–1940 and after 1990) is also presented.
The Exhibition and Education Hall is dedicated to lectures, conferences and temporary exhibitions. It provides speakers with the possibility of accessing the internet, using audio and visual technology, DVD or other multimedia. The exhibition “The Return of Lost Valuables” was opened in the hall, which presents silver jewellery from Lithuania, Russia, the Soviet Union.
The History of Banking Hall introduces the beginning of banking operations, the first medieval stratum, central and joint stock commercial banks. Along with the exhibits displayed in the showcases, the role of the Bank of Lithuania in pushing through a money reform in 1922, stabilising the country’s financial and credit market during the years of global crisis is revealed, the fall of banking following Lithuania’s occupation by the Soviets is highlighted.
World money exhibited in the Contemporary Money Hall introduces visitors to the banknotes and coins used in different countries today. The visitor can only view the banknotes, exhibited in special drawers, after pulling open a drawer with the name of a selected country.
In the Lithuanian Money Hall, furniture with eight vertical automatic conveyors is assembled. On each of the conveyors, 30 plastic cards with the coins of the Grand Duchy of Lithuania, Republic of Lithuania and other territories, which had been in circulation in our country, are assembled.
In the electronic library — four computer terminals with chairs. A visitor can see in one place all of the Money Museum’s virtual material, look through it, use the services of the specialised internet. For strengthening their knowledge, three tests have been prepared: for children under 14 years old, for older visitors, and an economic test. Those who successfully answer the questions provided can expect a prize — their photograph printed on a souvenir banknote.