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Munchhausen Museum

The Munchhausen Museum is a true catalyst in evoking the  tales of the adventures of Colonel Hieronymus Karl Friedrich Baron von Munchhausen.

Munchhausen  apparently spent the happiest years of his life with his spouse, Jacobine, at Dunte Manor House in Vidzeme, Latvia, where people for centuries have continued to tell the unbelievable stories about the baron’s life.

At the Munchhausen Museum

  • Have a look into the Munchhausen Hall of Fame
  • Take a guided tour about the lives of Munchhausen and Jacobine
  • Hear the most amazing (and amusing) Munchhausen stories
  • See your image in the distorted mirrors
  • Get photographed with the wax sculptures of Maestro Raimonds Pauls, basketball star Uljana Semjonova, President Karlis Ulmanis, folklorist Krisjanis Barons and other Latvian celebrities
  • Appreciate the fine collection of beer cups
  • Take the opportunity to dress up and get photographed in fancy costume from the golden era
  • Improve your finances by minting a Munchhausen coin
  • Test your hunter’s instincts at the Munchhausen shooting gallery

Explore the vicinity

In addition to the impressions experienced at the museum, you can take a walk along Munchhausen’s paths and meet characters from Munchhausen’s stories.

Forest path

The longest aspen wood-walk in Europe is suited for the toughest and most inquisitive visitors. Go for a 1, 3.4 or 4.3 kilometer long adventure and have 55 wooden sculptures of Munchhausen characters greet you. Taking the longest path, relax on the white sand beach of Vidzeme and go for a refreshing swim in the sea.

Path to Munchhausen’s Beer Cup

On the 1 kilometer long path to Munchhausen’s biggest beer cup, you will meet on your way 25 wooden sculptures of the baron and other characters from Munchhausen’s tales.

Amusement ship

The largest amusement ship in the Baltics is meant for the smallest and bravest hearts and the most curious minds.

Tourism Object Services: 
Activities for children
Guide service available
Cafe
Souvenirs
Tourism Object Features: 
WiFi Internet
Access for disabled people
WC
Coordinates:
57.40478165073407, 24.425268759950995
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Last updated: 
01.02.2016