Director: Mirdza Jonele
Mobile phone: 29102628
Working time: * Tuesday - Sunday: 10.00 – 17.00; * Monday: closed
Specialists’ working time: working days from 9.00 – 17.00 (advanced registration is welcomed)
Art Shop is opened in working time of the museum.
Entrance fee: Ls 0.40 - 0.80
Talsi District Museum is located on the top of the Tiguļi Hill – the tallest hill out of the Talsi Town nine hillocks. It was founded in 1923. Currently the work of the Museum is organized in its corresponding sections – the section of General collections, sections of History, Fine Art and Nature.
The building of the Museum is surrounded by the Talsi Dendrology Park with the area of 5.6 hectares and visitors can see round 300 species of woody plants there. At the central entrance the Museum stuff has had planned and planted the Sun of Talsi – a carpet of live and blooming flowers and bushes for the visitors’’ eye-sight delight.
In 2006 a new building was finished and now the Museum has a separate house with modern museum collection storage rooms and an Exhibition hall, where every month a new exhibition is displayed.
In 2008 the Red House – (previous garage of landlord Fircks) – was renovated and the museum photo lab started its activities there.
The Museum Art Shop provides its services to their visitors.
MUSEUM OF LATVIAN AGRICULTURE
Address: 12 Celtnieku Str., Talsi, Talsi region
Phone: 63291343, 29403183
On Internet: www.llm.lv
* May 1 – September 30: working days 9:00 - 17:00; weekends - 10:00 - 15:00;
* October 1 – April 30: working days 9:00 - 17:00; weekends - closed;
Entrance fee: adults – 1.00 Ls; students, pupils, seniors – 0.50 Ls; family (2 + 2) – 1.50 Ls.
Museum introduces visitor with 19-20th century household tools, agricultural machinery – steam locomobiles, tractors, engines, machinery, equipment, and drainage history. Museum of Latvian Agriculture offers permanent exhibitions “From grain to bread” and “Scales and measures in a rural market". Museum of Latvian Agriculture introduces to the development of agriculture, managing farms and the life in the Latvian countryside since the end of the 19th century till nowadays.
Museum stock is a base for exhibition creation, research work, and acquisition of useful information. Museum's library has a significant collection of books. And not just about agriculture. The sources of information in various fields will be handy to all interested persons, especially for pupils and students for learning and research.