Latvian Railway History Museum in Jelgava

The museum currently displays and exposition featuring a semaphore, couplings, rail inspection cars, locomotive wheel pairs, a water crane, a railway crossing barrier, a switch operator's log cabin.

  • Lettisches Museum für Eisenbahngeschichte

The museum's exposition traces the history of the Jelgava rail junction by displaying personal items of former railwaymen, photographs and objects – station benches and platform bells, ticket cabinets, railway workers' tools and track building materials, a station master's uniform, firefighting equipment, and parts of a steam engine.

The sources of the Jelgava Railway Museum date back to 24 December 1982, when a public museum of the military and labour glory was opened on the premises of the Jelgava Railwaymen's Culture Centre. In 1991, the Railway Museum was moved to a former railwaymen's residential house near the station.

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  • Languages spoken: 
    • Latvian
    • Russian
  • Admission fee: 
  • Payment methods: 
    • Bank transfer
    • Cash
  • Exhibitions
  • Guide service available
Amenities and Features: 
  • WC
Working Hours: 

Wednesday – Friday 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.; Saturday 10 a.m. - 1 p.m.;

Last updated: 08.09.2014