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
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#1 The Museum of Salacgrīva
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...
#2 Museum of Ainaži Naval School
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.
#3 Ainažu Fire Fighting museum
The Ainaži Volunteer Firefighters' Association has been operating in Ainaži, this small seaside and border town, for 95 years. Its members not only fight fires, but preserve their traditions.
#4 Munchausen`s museum
The Munchausen`s museum revives the legend of the unbelievable adventures of Hieronymus Karl Friedrich von Munchausen.
#5 Alley of fame
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.
#6 The lamprey weir
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...
#7 The Treasury
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.
#8 Svetupe lamprey weir
Lamprey weir is a specially designed footbridge made of spruce boards, fastening them together without screws and nails.