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Address: Skolas iela 3, Ventspils

Phone: +371 63620174


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GPS 57.397629835758224, 21.566360592842102


House of Crafts

House of Crafts offers a discount starting

In August 2007 The North Kurzeme Craft Consultation Centre – Amatu māja (The House of Crafts) was opened in Ventspils. The latest Ventspils tourism object is located in the oldest school building of Kurzeme Duchy which is renovated and now turned into contemporary object of culture and tourism.

As from 1849 to 1851 in this building, where in those days was located a district school, one of most famous Neo-Latvian and great folklore specialist Krišjānis Barons (1835-1923) had studied, by the House of Crafts you can see an unveiled special memorial plaque for him, made by sculptor Gļebs Panteļejevs.

In the House of Crafts works and demonstrates their craft skills to interesents weavers and ceramists. There is an exhibition hall as well, where it is possible to visit exhibitions of craftsmen works, as well as organize seminars and other events. At the souvenir shop visitors may acquire craftsmens’ products and souvenires.

As in the building of the House of Crafts was located a district school, visitors have offered opportunity to visit a study class arranged in style of 19th century. If applied in advance, there is opportunity to participate in lesson conducted following the traditions of those days.


  • Schoolchildren, students, seniors  – EUR 0,50 or EUR 0,30 + 20 venti
  • Adults – EUR 1,00 or EUR 0,70 + 30 venti
  • Family ticket (2 adults + 1-5 children) – EUR 2,00 or EUR 1,30 + 70 venti
  • Guide services, museum educational programs - EUR 15,00

All day ticket for all museums:

  • Schoolchildren, students, seniors – EUR 2,50
  • Adults – EUR 5,00
  • Family ticket (2 adults + 1-5 children) – EUR 10


Opening hours

/01.07.- 31.08./

08:00- 19:00 (1,2,3,4,5)

10:00- 18:00 (6)

10:00- 16:00 (7)

/01.09.- 30.06./

08:00-18:00 (1,2,3,4,5) 

10:00-16:00 (6,7)

10:00- 15:00  (National holidays)



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

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