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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.

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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Coordinates:
56.640436, 23.730608
An alternative description

Stacijas iela 3, Jelgava, LV-3001
+371 63096494
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Price (adults): 
1.42 EUR €
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For students, employees of Latvijas Dzelzceļš and of museums, members of Latvian Museum Association, disabled persons – free of charge.

Group excursions Ls 3.00; pensioners Ls 0.50.

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Exhibitions
Guide service available
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WC
Last updated: 
30.09.2014