The Family Bag

The Family bag is made for families with pre-school aged children to turn the visit of the museum into an exciting adventure. 

The bag consists of tactile games and quests, which are related to exhibited artworks. The Family bag allows to explore the museum with kid-friendly activities, to reveal details in the artworks, as well it encourages parents to engage children in conversations about art.


In the Family bag you will find reproductions of paintings by Vilhelms Purvītis which introduce to the varieties of textures. The puzzle of silhouettes invites to have a closer look at the  postures in the art works. The variety of sculptures can be explored by matching given stones to the right artworks made by Teodors Zaļkalns, Emīls Melderis or Ojārs Feldbergs. There are many other activites included.


The Family bag is suitable for children starting from the age of two. The loan of the bag is available at the Info center (2nd floor) without an additional fee. The Family bag is for use only in the museum during the visiting time and must be returned at the Info center at the end of the visit. Maximum three bags can be handed out to one adult.


Practical information

Families with baby carriages are welcome to use the park entrance. An elevator is available for exploring all five floors of the museum. The diaper changing table is located on the first floor. The restaurant of the museum offers a menu for children.


Family ticket

The admission for whole museum for 1 adult with 1- 4 children or one large family is 5,00 EUR. The admission for 2 adults with 1- 4 children  is 7,00 EUR.

Project was created in collaboration with “DROŠI un KOŠI”, “PURPURS”, “Ducis Variations” and Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Latvia.



Elīna Bērziņa

Head of the Education Department

(+371) 67 716102




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