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“By Train to the Museum!”

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: muzejs@latvenergo.lv

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