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Mazbānītis’ Narrow-Gauge Railway Track
Seaside Open-Air Museum’s favourite exhibit and source of entertainment is the 600 mm narrow-gauge railway train Mazbānītis.
Route of Mazbanītis
The two locomotives with 2nd and 3rd Class cars, as well as the popular open cars, currently operate on the 1.4 km Circular Line and the 3.0 km Hill Line that leads to the Ventspils Adventure Park.
During the trip you will see
The 1916 narrow-gauge railway train with a steam locomotive will take you on a slow trip, letting you see:
- an exhibition of anchors,
- the historical main train station building,
- the depot,
- train stop replicas.
History of Mazbanītis
During World War 1, these railways were built by the German army, and the line connected Ventspils with fishing villages on the sea coast.