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The Skrinda family museum

  • The Skrinda family museum
  • The Skrinda family museum
  • The Skrinda family museum
  • The Skrinda family museum
  • The Skrinda family museum
  • The Skrinda family museum
  • The Skrinda family museum
  • The Skrinda family museum
  • The Skrinda family museum
  • The Skrinda family museum
Phone
+371 26420547
Email
skrindu_muzejs@inbox.lv
Web page:
skrindumuzejs.lv

The museum is dedicated to the first awakening movement “Atmoda” figures – Skrinda brothers – Benedikts (1869–1947), Kazimirs (1875–1919) and Antons (1881–1918).

The museum offers to see different exhibitions and welcomes students and adults to participate in many thematic programmes. It is possible to taste traditional meal of Latgale “komas” and herbal tea, get acquainted with old crafts and spend time together with craftsmen, hear beekeeper stories and taste local honey. The biggest number of Daugavpils District crucifixes is preserved in Vabole Parish. Information about the “Crucifix Way” excursion route is available in the museum. For the museum programmes pre-order is needed.

The permanent exhibition tells about the life and work of the Skrinda family. You can see exhibitions about the history and the present time of Liksna and Vabole Parish, as well as century old furniture and different objects.

Opening hours:
October – May
Monday – Friday 8.00 – 17.00
Saturday, Sunday – closed

June – September
Tuesday – Saturday 9.00 – 18.00
Monday, Sunday – closed

With preliminary reservation – also on weekends and off-hours.

Excursion offers (preliminary reservation required):
* “The Crucifix Way” – this programme tells about catholic traditions and their importance in Catholic’s life;
* “The Path of Light” – this programme is tells about unique Latgalian language and the contribution of the Skrinda Brothers into cultural history of Latgale;
* “Visit to the Ancient Craft Masters” – getting acquainted with weaving and wood carving crafts, herbal tea and honey degustation, activities.

Art workshops (preliminary reservation required):
* Making your own grafic work with manual stamping machine;
* Weaving workshop.

Entry fees:
1.50 € – adults
1.00 € – children, students, seniors, disabled people
3.00 € – family ticket (2 adults and 2 children up to 18 years old)

Guide services:
4.50 € – for a group up to 10 persons
7.00 € – for a group from 11 up to 35 persons

Art workshops:
1.50 € – adults
1.00 € – children, students, seniors, disabled people

Address: Vabole, Vabole parish, Daugavpils district (Vabole, Vaboles pagasts, Daugavpils novads)