A+
Beta

Talsi District Museum

On one of the nine hills of Talsi – Tiguli hill - stands the building of Talsi District Museum. The museum was born in 1923, when the teacher Teodors Dzintarkalns founded a cultural history museum in the premises of Talsi State Secondary school at that time on K.Milenbaha 19.

  • Talsi District Museum
  • Photo: Baiba
  • Talsi District Museum
  • Photo: Museum’s archive

During the war the museum was set in the house of the town attorney Vilis Kaijgars on Rozu 7, where it was working until 1996, when Talsi District Museum returned to its historic premises on K.Milenbaha 19. The building itself is worth seeing; it was built in the style of neo-classicism in the late 19th century as a town residence of the baron Firks of Okte.The building is surrounded by a dendrological park, where you can see about 250 trees.Today the museum is an important centre for culture and education with various exhibitions, expositions and educational programmes.The diverse activities of the museum is ensured by the specialists of the department of the collection, history, art and nature.

 
57.242580, 22.603083
  • Languages spoken: 
    • Latvian
    • Russian
  • Admission fee: 
    Paid
  • Payment methods: 
    • Cash
Services: 
  • Exhibitions
  • Guide service available
Amenities and Features: 
  • Free parking
Working Hours: 

Tuesday – Sunday 10:00 – 17:00

Last updated: 11.06.2014