HISTORY AND CULTURE
Go and leisurely enjoy the various cultural and historical heritage of Salacgriva and the region, get acquainted with unique historical evidence, known and lesser-known tourist attractions, create an opportunity to learn more about them, gain new and unforgettable impressions in Salacgriva region
Salacgriva museum was founded in 1998 andit is the centre of local history for locals, tourists and historians. Information on fishing and fishermen of the seacoast of North Vidzeme and Lower Salaca river, the ancient lamprey fishing with weirs, on the history of Svētciems and Vecsalaca manors and more...
The compact and idyllic town Ainaži is the cradle of seafaring in Latvia. Today, in the very centre of it, proudly stands the witness of the ancient seafaring of Latvia - Museum of Ainaži Naval School. Here, in a classroom by the blackboard the guests of the museum are greeted by the head of the longstanding naval school, captain Kristiāns Dāls. He does not say much - as we know well, waxwork is not particularly talkative.
Inhabitants of Ainaži are damn landlords - when in 1925. year a fire burned down the mill, a sawmill and a large quantity of exports of prepared timber, they became angry again pledged to prevent the powerlessness and continue to take care of themselves and their fellow neighbors safety.
The Munchausen`s museum revives the legend of the unbelievable adventures of Hieronymus Karl Friedrich von Munchausen.
On July 16, 2016, a "alley of fame" was opened on the promenade. The author of the idea is D.Strauberg and the work at it started 7 years ago, when the first artist handprints werw taken during the Positivus festival.
It’s best to taste the lamprey in Salacgrīva from August untill February, where your host will cook it for you on a hot coal. Only in Salacgrīva novadays the weir is used – a traditional and unique way of fishing that reaches hundreds of years back...
The Treasury suprises with its abundant assortment of goods. Here you can see audio, video and photo equipment from the soviet period, as well as different magazines, books, toys, crockery and interior furnishings, the message of which reaches aven further into the past.