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P.Upitis’ Museum and Garden

The museum offers to learn about the work and personality of the horticulturist and breeder Peteris Upitis (1896 - 1976).The exposition is dedicated to the contribution of the horticulturist to agricultural science and reveals his passion about photography, music and literature.

  • The lilac garden of P.Upitis
  • Photo: A.Banziņa
  • P.Upitis’ Museum
  • Photo: Dobele TIC
  • in P.Upitis’ Museum
  • Photo: A.Banziņa

The museum offers informative materials and consultations on the latest achievements in fruit-growing, excursions in the gardens of the Latvia State Institute of Fruit-Growing, an opportunity to see the biggest and most beautiful collection of lilacs in Latvia (130 sorts and hybrids).Fruit and berry exhibitions are organized during the season.

 
56.610996, 23.297255
  • Address: 
    Graudu iela 1, Dobele district, Dobele, LV-3701
  • Email: 
  • Phone: 
    +371 63722294
  • Mobile: 
    +371 26408655
  • Website: 
  • Languages spoken: 
    • English
    • Latvian
    • Russian
  • Admission fee: 
    Paid
  • Payment methods: 
    • Cash
Services: 
  • Exhibitions
  • Guide service available
  • Themed events
Amenities and Features: 
  • WC
Working Hours: 

Monday – Friday 9:00 – 17:00; Saturday, Sunday – notify by phone.

During the lilac blossoming: Monday – Sunday 9:00 – 19:00.

Last updated: 22.07.2013