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Address: Ērgļu iela 1, Ventspils

Phone: Museum can be visited only by advanced booking - +371 63622031, +371 2999653




Museum of Writer Herberts Dorbe "Dust of Ancestors"

Epidemiological regulations: Work in the green mode. Entrance only upon presenting an interoperable Covid-19 certificate.

The museum offers to visit expositions and exhibitions related to life, work of writer Herbets Dorbe and history of local literature, as well as participate in literary afternoons. If applied in advance, there is opportunity to join a guided tour in ventiņi dialect and treat you to local dish called sklandrauši and skābputra.

 Open: 11:00 - 17:00 (Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays,  Fridays)

 Visitation of the museum is free of charge. With advanced bookings only.


Opening hours

08:00-17:00 (1,2,3,4,5)

Tourism information only by calling, via e-mail, on-site only with certificate!

10:00-16:00 (6)

Tourism information only by calling, via e-mail,on-site only with certificate!

10:00- 16:00 (7)

Tourism information only by calling, via e-mail!

10:00- 15:00  (National holidays)

Tourism information only by calling, via e-mail!



Address: 6 Darzu Street, Ventspils, LV 3601
: +371 63622263, +371 29232226

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