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Daugavpils Lead Shot Factory

  • Daugavpils Lead Shot Factory
  • Daugavpils Lead Shot Factory
  • Daugavpils Lead Shot Factory
  • Daugavpils Lead Shot Factory
  • Daugavpils Lead Shot Factory
  • Daugavpils Lead Shot Factory
  • Daugavpils Lead Shot Factory
  • Daugavpils Lead Shot Factory
  • Daugavpils Lead Shot Factory
  • Daugavpils Lead Shot Factory
  • Daugavpils Lead Shot Factory
  • Daugavpils Lead Shot Factory
  • Daugavpils Lead Shot Factory
  • Daugavpils Lead Shot Factory
  • Daugavpils Lead Shot Factory
  • Daugavpils Lead Shot Factory
  • Daugavpils Lead Shot Factory
  • Daugavpils Lead Shot Factory
  • Daugavpils Lead Shot Factory
  • Daugavpils Lead Shot Factory
  • Daugavpils Lead Shot Factory
  • Daugavpils Lead Shot Factory
  • Daugavpils Lead Shot Factory
  • Daugavpils Lead Shot Factory
Address
28 Varšavas Street, Daugavpils
Phone
+ 371 27766655
+ 371 29974604
Email
visit@dsr.lv
Web page:
www.dsr.lv
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The only ammunition factory in the Baltic States that is available for tourists. Here is the oldest shot tower in Europe that still works. Exposition of factory’s history, lead shot production and hunting ammunition, exploration of the historical devices and tools and after the excursion everyone can try factory’s pneumatic ammunition in the factory’s shooting range. Note: Excursions are not held in the historical workplaces during the time of lead shot production.

ATTENTION!!! The visitor agrees to comply with DSR safety rules and recognizes the potential risk to health! Children till 18 years can visit the factory only accompanied by an adult!

Daugavpils Lead Shot Factory is 3rd prize winner in the competition of ECTN (European Cultural Tourism Network) – “Destination of Sustainable Cultural Tourism 2015” (the theme for 2015 was “Industrial Heritage Tourism”) and also has TripAdvisor’s “Certificate of Excellence 2017”.

Guided tours:

A schedule of the tours is available here.

The excursion in the historical Daugavpils Lead Shot Factory
(~ 1 hour – 1 hour 15 minutes)

The excursion includes:
– A guided tour,
– An exposition of factory’s history, lead shot production and hunting ammunition,
– A visit of the historical production department and a demonstration of the old equipment. ATTENTION! The machines are turned on in the presence of visitors!
– A film about the production process,
– A test of factory’s pneumatic ammunition in a shooting range (1 pc.).

 

Adults 5.50 EUR,

Scholars, students, seniors, disabled persons 3.50 EUR,

Family ticket (2 adults, 3 scholars up to 18 year old) 15.00 EUR.

Groups (more than 10 pers., in summer – 20):

Adults 3.50 EUR,

Scholars, students, seniors, disabled persons 2.50 EUR.

Free admission: preschool children, tour guide.

 

 

Extra options:

Climbing to the lead casting tower
The tour includes:
– Climbing to the tower together with a guide,
– A view from one of the highest places in Daugavpils city.
At the same time not more than 5 visitors! Children under 18 years can climb only in the presence of parents/guardians!
Price: 1.50 EUR

Shooting BASIC (pneumatic gun):
– Shooting targets, tin cans, stand “carousel”,
– 15 shots.
Price: 1.50 EUR

Shooting ULTIMATE (pneumatic gun):
– 40 min of shooting,
– Unlimited ammunition,
– Shooting targets, tin cans, stand “carousel”,
– Stands with more than 50 targets.
Price: 8.00 EUR

 

Free/busy time slots: http://www.dsr.lv/free-busy-time-slots/