Medical exhibition with an exposition of birth control items is a permanent exposition devoted to the history of medicine that is located in Daugavpils Fortress next to the “White Horse” Art Gallery. Three halls with the total area of 350 square meters present a great number of objects, photos and documents that tell us how people were treated in past centuries and give a brief overview of the history of Daugavpils medical institutions. One hall is dedicated to medicine and medical care, the other allows visitors to get acquainted with the history of medical institutions that were opened in Daugavpils several years ago and are still working. The third hall is completely dedicated to contraception and various contraceptives can be seen here.
The purpose of the exhibition is to show visitors what medicine used to be, how equipment, tools, etc. have changed. The special attention is paid to contraception in order to attract the attention of young people. They can look not only at the full range of modern contraceptives but also ask questions, talk with volunteer guides with medical education.
The exhibition was created by the Health Promotion and Education Society, the exhibition is based on a private collection that has been collected for over 30 years.
The narration is available in Latvian, Russian, Lithuanian and English.
Entrance for children under 16 years old – only accompanied by adults.
Entrance ticket – 3 EUR.
Monday – Friday: closed
Saturday – Sunday: 11 am – 5 pm
Groups have the opportunity to book visits at other times and days.