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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. Take a look at weapons, hunting trophies and waxwork of the very 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;
  • See your image in the distorted mirrors;
  • Get photographed with the wax sculptures of Maestro Raimonds Pauls, President Karlis Ulmanis and other Latvian celebrities;
  • Dress up and get photographed in fancy costume from the golden era;
  • 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.

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Time: 
1 May - 30 Oct
Monday - Thursday
10:00 - 17:00
1 May - 30 Oct
Friday - Sunday
10:00 - 18:00
1 Nov - 30 Apr
Wednesday - Sunday
10:00 - 17:00
1 Nov - 30 Apr
Monday - Tuesday
closed
Payment Methods: 
Bank transfer
Cash
Credit/debit card
Admission Fee: 
Paid
Tourism Object Services: 
Activities for children
Cafe
Guide service available
Souvenirs
Tourism Object Features: 
WiFi Internet
Coordinates:
57.40478165073407, 24.425268759950995
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Last updated: 
08.06.2016