About the museum

The Limbaži Museum Exhibition Halls and the history display is located in the new 19th century castle of the Riga Town Council, otherwise known as the Manor House steward’s building on 7 Burtnieki Street. Here you can take a look at the display “City, Region, Sea”, dedicated to the history of Limbaži city and the surrounding territory, as well as the display “Baumaņu Kārlis and his time” dedicated to the author of the national anthem of Latvia. Two changeable exhibition halls also regularly delight their guests with travelling, museum-worker-created or art exhibitions, which are dedicated to many various themes. Guests of the museum shall also be able to visit the city’s crafts and souvenir shop “The Little Salon” (“Saloniņš”).

Anyone interested is also welcome to explore the nearby Limbaži Medieval Castle ruins, which are historically significant, because the castle was once one of the residences of the Riga Archbishop. The castle gate tower is the only one in Latvia, where the entrance still has unique gates with intact fragments of the retractable portcullis. During summer period (beginning of April to end of October) the visitors of the museum are also offered a chance to experience the city of Limbaži from atop the watchtower built next to the castle ruins.

The guests are welcome to take a look at the technical device collection exhibited in the open storage of Limbaži Museum which is located in the former Limbaži Voluntary FirefighterUnion’s depot building on 3 Torņa Street, which was built during the second half of the 19th century. For more adrenaline – a chance to experience the depot’s glass floors and a view of the city from above. Limbaži Museum offers its guests excursions of the museum and the city, as well as museum education programmes on various themes. Information about the programmes, and ticket and excursion prices can be specified at the museum or via phone (+371) 64070632, (+371) 28622379.


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