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This museum offers a look at the Latvian countryside, informing visitors about the history of the development of the agricultural sectors and popularising evidence about farming and life in Latvia's countryside from the late 19th century to the present day.  The interest of visitors is facilitated by various equipment used to process the land and harvest and process the crops. There are also various tools.
This museum offers a look at the Latvian countryside, informing visitors about the history of the development of the agricultural sectors and popularising evidence about farming and life in Latvia's countryside from the late 19th century to the present day.

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SIA “North Latgallian Firewood” darbības pamatnozare ir mežsaimniecība un kokmateriālu sagatavošana - uzņēmumā nodarbojas ar malkas sagatavošanu un tirdzniecību, kā arī piedāvā malkas gabalošanu un skaldīšanu izbraukumā pie klienta. Uzņēmuma piedāvātie pakalpojumi – malkas sagatavošana, malkas tirdzniecība lielos apjomos, kokmateriālu sagatavošanas pakalpojumi.

Brīvajā laikā uzņēmuma īpašnieks restaurē senus motociklus un ir izveidojis plašu retro motociklu un senlietu kolekciju.

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has a permanent exhibition that features a Suiti living room and kitchen and liturgical apparel worn by Catholic priests.  In the exhibition hall there are changing exhibitions related to the history and present of the Suiti Women ethnographic ensemble.  A special offer involves performances by Suiti women, Suiti men and Suiti bagpipe players.  Also in the building are the Alsunga Tourism Information Centre, as well as ceramics and weaving workshops.  Contact the museum in advance to arrange for performances and master's classes.  

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The main building of the museum features an early 19th C. threshing barn with a dirt floor, the living quarters were added in the late 19th C. The museum also exhibits a smoke sauna, summer kitchen, granary, cellar, coach house and a dining house (formerly a cattle shed). All buildings have a display of tools and everyday commodities, traditional farm food can be booked in advance and handicraft workshops are available.

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Atrodas Rīgas ielā 8 – skaistā, 1883. g. celtā jūgendstila ēkā . Muzejs (viens no Latgales lielākajiem un vecākajiem) tajā darbojas no 1959. g. (pats muzejs dibināts 1938. g.) un tā krājums vēsta par Daugavpils un tās apkārtnes vēsturiskajiem notikumiem. Tajā regulāri tiek rīkotas arī tematiskās izstādes, piedāvātas muzejpedagoģiskas programmas. Te vēl var apskatīt Daugavpilī dzimušā un pasaulē pazīstamā mākslinieka Marka Rotko (1903. – 1970.) gleznu reprodukcijas, kuras no 2013. gada plānots pārcelt uz M. Rotko centru Daugavpils cietoksnī.

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Local History Museum of Bērzgale was founded in 1988. There is the memorial room of writer Antons Rupainis (1906 – 1976), the exposition of municipality history, its famous people and cultural-historical traditions.
Working hours: Mon– Fri : 9.00 – 12.00,13.00 – 17.00, Sat., Sunday : on request
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Privātais Zigurda Safranoviča senlietu muzejs dibināts 2010.gada maijā. Muzeja krājumā atrodas ap 50 tūkstošiem priekšmetu, no kuriem 99% eksponātu ir ziedoti. Senāk te bijis barona Vulfa muižas parks.

Vecākā un retākā, pēc leģendas, 300 gadu veca manta – Ernsta Glika ledusskapis.

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The restored mansion of the Dunte Estate is now a museum featuring the adventures and life of the legendary king of lies, Baron Munchhausen.  The first floor is devoted to the barn and his stories, while the second floor has a collection of wax models of people who are distinguished in terms of Latvia’s history.  Also there is the largest collection of beer mugs in Latvia.  There are three circular trails in the forest with wooden sculptures.  The longest one leads to the sea.  A wooden model of a ship is interesting to children.

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Located in a cultural centre at Brīvības Street 15 in Ogre, the museum was established in 1980 and has a permanent exhibition, “Ogre – a Swimming and Air Spa, Relaxation and Everyday Life, 1920-1940,” which offers a good look at the “golden age” of Ogre, when it was a popular spa.  Another exhibition, “Legendary Ogre” offers a different view.  Visit the museum to find out what it is!

 

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On the banks of Little Lake Ludza is a farm with a house, windmill, threshing barn and the workshop of the Lettigalian ceramicist Polikarps Vilcāns.  Various events related to craftsmanship and culture are organised there.

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The Kubalu school was opened in 1843, and for 28 years it was the only school for the children of peasants at the Dundaga Estate.  This is the oldest log schoolhouse in Latvia, with old benches, blackboards, ink and pens inside.  There are examples of texts written by schoolchildren in the 19th century.  There can be a few lessons that are learned at such an old school.  In the attic is an exhibition featuring the teacher and writer E. Dinsbergs, and they speak to the experiences of the long life of that man.  A restored ancillary building offers an exhibition about the history of the school, along with a collection of ethnographic objects.  Trails on the estate mark out the way in which the land was once used.  Visitors are welcome to examine the landscape and rest a bit, as well.

 

 

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This is a collection of cinema and photography items collected by the owner of the Ziķu homestead in the Zirņi Parish, which is in the Saldus Administrative District.  The collection includes antique film cameras and objects that demonstrate the process of taking pictures and films.  The exhibition is in a log building that the owner built – one that resembles bee cells.  Please contact the owner in advance for a tour.

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The museum has more than 120,000 objects which focus on the history of Liepāja and Southern Kurzeme from the Stone Age to the 19th century.  Another exhibition is focused on the life and work of the wood sculptor Miķelis Pankoks (1894-1983).  New art exhibitions are periodically staged at the museum.

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This farm is where the Latvian author Rūdolfs Blaumanis (1863-1908), founder of modern dramaturgy in Latvia, lived and worked.  The farm has been restored, and it is a typical leased farm in Vidzeme with eight wooden buildings.  Educational events and tours are available, featuring family celebrations, the mischief of little imps, and farm work.  You can taste Latvian porridge, pancakes, tea, and wine “from the sweet bottle.”

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This museum is devoted to the career of the ceramist Polikarps Čerņavskis. His work featured light, yellowish and very bright glazing. Guided tours of the museum are available. There are demonstrations of the use of the potter’s wheel. Ceramics can be purchased, and visitors can attend the opening of the kiln. Special works can be commissioned.
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Eine Asstellung der Steine unter freiem Himmel, eingerichtet vom litauischen Ärzt Intas Vaclovas (1925 – 2007). Ein Museum der einzigartigen Steine.

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The museum at Valdemāra Street 47 was opened in 1969 in the building of the maritime school that was opened in 1864 at the suggestion of Krišjānis Valdemārs.  The school trained more than 1,000 sea captains and helmsmen.  The exhibition at the museum relates to the operations of the school, as well as the building of sailing ships on the Vidzeme shoreline during the latter half of the 19th century and the early part of the 20th century.  There is a collection of anchors, as well as the top of the Ainaži lighthouse, which was once washed away by the sea, but has been restored.

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Im Garten von Vilius Orvidas (1952 – 1992) ist eine Ausstellung der in der Sowjetzeit von der Melioration „geretteten” Steine, Grabkreuze, Holzgegenstände u.a. unter freiem Himmel eingerichtet.

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Found at Daugavpils Street 40 in Aglona, this is one of the largest private collections of military exhibits related to World War II in Latvia, with more than 1,000 objects arranged as a museum.  Visitors can see pistols, rifles, machine guns, mines, hand grenades, uniforms, military equipment, etc.  The owner is an enthusiast about history, Valdis Tumovs.

 

 

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Pirmās ūdensdzirnavas uz Viešupes bija celtas 1875. g. Tās darbojās līdz 2000. gadam, jo, kā stāsta paši saimnieki - nespēja izturēt konkurenci "lielajā tirgū". Kučuru saimnieki - Dainis un Jānis Medņi - ir saglabājuši dzirnavu ēku, tajā iekārtojot muzeju. Kučuros viesus gaida brīvdienu māja, kas ir pazīstama ar savu kāzu tradīciju piedāvājumu.