The Museum of Energy of Latvenergo Group in cooperation with Pasažieru vilciens AS launched a socially responsible project “Get on train and set out on exploring the Museum of Energy in Kegums and Energy Efficiency Centre in Jurmala!”.
Within this project, Latvian schoolchildren are offered a trip (one-way or round trip) by train to Ķegums with a 50% discount on the train tickets, as well as a guided tour of the Museum, where exhibitions and displays provide an insight into the historical testimonies of the power engineering in Latvia – documentary and industrial heritage. Moreover, visitors have the opportunity to participate in one of the educational activities offered by the Museum according to the age group:
“Electrical Safety ABC at the Museum”
This activity aimed at pupils in grades 1 to 4 will provide them with basic knowledge about electrical safety and promote awareness of proper action in various situations involving electricity.
“How Latvenergo Hydropower Plants were Built”
This activity aimed at pupils in grades 6 to 12 will provide them with a general insight into the beginnings of hydropower engineering in Latvia, the hydropower plants of Latvenergo, their construction history and operational principles.
“Construction of the Ķegums Hydropower Plant through the Lens of Eduards Kraucs”
This activity aimed at pupils in grades 5 to 12 will provide them with the opportunity to learn about the construction of the Ķegums Hydropower Plant – the largest industrial facility in Latvia and the Baltics in the first half of the 20th century – documented in the photographs and newsreels by E. Kraucs.
Visit to the museum and the activities are free of charge
Address of the Museum of Energy: Ķegums HPP-2 premises, Ķeguma prospekts 7/9, Ķegums
Opening hours of the museum:
From November to April (inclusive):
Tu, We, Th, Fr 9:00 – 17:00
From May to October (inclusive):
Every day 9:00 – 17:00
Please register in advance by calling +371 65010355 or sending your application by e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.