Jelgava History and Art Museum

Jelgava Museum of History and Art

The building of the Jelgava Museum is known by the historical name Academia Petrina. The museum expositions tell about the most important historical events of the city of Jelgava and the region from ancient times to the present day.

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Jelgava Museum of History and Art

The greatest value among the exhibits of the museum is the collection of works by the master of Latvian painting Gedert Elias (1887-1975). The museum offers expositions and exhibitions, educational programs and all kinds of excursions for different age groups.

The historical information prepared by specialists provides an opportunity to look into the past, thanks to new virtual expositions with 3D glasses that allow you to "see" Jelgava in various historical epochs.

Jelgava Museum of History and Art

"Wars and soldiers in the Jelgava cycle of time" will allow you to travel through time and witness the flight of Zemgalians from the brotherhood of the Livonian Order or take a walk around the Jelgava market square in the early 20th century. "Zemgalian folk costume and traditions of wearing it" will give you the opportunity to take part in a Zemgalian wedding and weave a skirt for the bride.


March 29, 2024

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