The oldest part of Bauska Castle – the impressive 15th century Fortress of the Livonian Order on the peninsula between the junction of the Musa and Memele Rivers which once was a safe guard of the order's border. The Newest part of Bauska Castle – residence for the Dukes of Courland was built at the end of the 16th century. Bauska Castle is the only castle in Latvia illustrating the expressions of renaissance and mannerism architecture and decorative arts in the Duchy of Courland. Visitors can see the ruins of the Livonian Order Castle, observe the exposition on the history of the castle and other thematic exhibitions, such as "Dress and Jewellery in the Duchy of Courland (1561-1620)" and "Bauska Castle - a Military Fortification", as well as take part in the educational program “The Culture of the Court Life at the end of the 16th- first half of the 17th century". There are regular concerts of classical music in the castle.
OpenMay - September: 9.00-19.00
November - April 11.00-17.00, on Monday closed
PriceEUR 0,70 - 5,00, guide EUR 20,00 - 30,00
Bauska Motor Museum
After the reconstruction Riga Motor Museum branch establishment opened in Bauska in July, 2011. When visiting the southern region of Latvia, pay a visit to the Motor Museum in Bauska. We offer new and well-organized premises with more than 60 old-timers, including agricultural and special military vehicles.
In one of the exhibition halls you can glance at motorcars used in the 30ies and postwar years by bourgeois when going for a ride to the countryside. The second exhibition hall offers a chance to feel the atmosphere of Latvian countryside of the 20ies and 30ies.