Bauska Local History And Art Museum

The museum’s staff have successfully set up a new, fascinating historical exhibition − "Bauska throughout the Ages and People of 20th century Bauska", an attractive show − a walk through the 20th century Bauska is also offered. The museum collection holds more than 56 thousand items: antiquities, photos, documents, books, furniture, tools, household items and other testimonies of history.

Historical, artistic and other exhibitions are regularly held in the spacious exhibition halls, for example, Tamāra Čudnova’s exhibition of dolls and toys "Playtime". Luxuriously dressed aristocratic salon dolls from the beginning of the century are displayed side by side with dolls of all sizes made from various materials over the course of the century. These are supplemented by miniature pieces of furniture and household items, as well as wooden houses with miniature interiors.

The weavers from the applied arts studio "Bauska" are active at the museum; they provide advice on acquiring and making a folk costume of Zemgale district.

56.409962, 24.184685
  • Languages spoken: 
    • English
    • German
    • Latvian
    • Russian
  • Admission fee: 
  • Payment methods: 
    • Cash
  • Exhibitions
  • Guide service available
  • Themed events
Amenities and Features: 
  • Free parking
  • WC
Working Hours: 

Monday – closed. Tuesday – Friday 10:00 - 18:00. Saturday, Sunday 10.00 - 16.00 (May – October)

Tuesday – Friday 10:00 - 17:00 Saturday, Sunday 10:00 - 16:00 (November – April)

Last updated: 22.07.2013