The museum is found in a historic building – jaunās Pilsmuižas kungu māja. The house is built in 18-19th century as the new kungu māja. The castles owner’s family came to live, leaving the servants in the old castle. In the museum, there are 7 permanent exhibitions, which give you the insight in Aizpute town’s and the closest surrounding history, as well as in the economic and cultural life. Every month, a new art exhibition is put in the museum’s exhibition hall.
With the EU ELFLA funding in 2015 insalled exhibition “Ancient rural craft skills” in the basement of museum presents the textile craft skill, woodworking and household tasks and tools. The exhibition offer’s a variety programmes for different events: newlyweds, silver and gold wedding celebration, children’s birthday parties, etc.
Phone: (+371) 29623284
Address: Skolas iela 1, Aizpute
Web page: www.aizputesmuzejs.lv
Business hours: Summer season (from 1st May to 30th September) – Monday – Friday 9.00 – 17.00; Saturday 10.00 – 14.00
Winter season (from 1st October to 30th April) – Monday – Friday 9.00 – 17.00; every 3rd Saturday 10.00 – 14.00
GPS: 56.722637, 21.598335