On 24 May, we marked the 284th anniversary of Rundāle Palace

On 24 May, we marked the 284th anniversary of the laying of the foundation stone of Rundāle Palace. However, the anniversary celebrations this year were different – there were no guests and no public events albeit there was still a feeling of joy in our hearts. To honour this event 312 candles in 72...

Events in 2020

Please note that during these events access to some exhibition areas may be restricted! 15 February Theatrical evening excursion ‘Fashion Nuances of the Galant Style’ (in Latvian) 16 February Theatrical evening excursion ‘Fashion Nuances of the Galant Style’ (in Latvian) 7 March  Theatrical evening excursion ‘Fashion Nuances of the Galant Style’ (in Latvian) 8 March Theatrical evening excursion ‘Fashion Nuances of the...

10 August – festival ‘Liepāja Summer at Rundāle Palace’

For the second year running, the music festival ‘Liepāja Summer’, organised by Liepāja Symphony Orchestra, will take place not only in Liepāja but also at Rundāle Palace and garden where on 10 August five music events will delight visitors as part of the festival: ‘Chamber Music for Cello with Ivars Bezprozvanovs’ at 16:00 in...

Early Music Festival 2019

On 13 July 2019 annual Early Music Festival shall take place at Rundāle Palace and the French Garden. On that day both repetitions and concerts shall take place at White Hall and Golden Hall, therefore the set of state rooms for festivities will not be open to visitors of the museum. The Short Route ticket...

Consecration of The Holy Family Chapel at Rundāle Palace

Initially the design of Francesco Rastrelli featured a church in place of the White Hall at Rundāle Palace. Until 1740 its construction was almost complete, a wood carved altar had already been made to order and the Duke’s box assembled. However, upon his return from exile, the Duke Ernst Johann changed the design and...

29 June – Garden Festival and Flower Friends Reunion

The 13th Garden Festival and the 42nd Reunion of the Flower Friends of Latvia will take place at Rundāle Palace Garden on 29 June 2019. It has now become a tradition to set the last Saturday in June as the date for this event – it coincides with the roses being in beautiful full...

The strengthening of European cultural connections

On 30th April students from the Basque Country in Spain visited Rundāle Palace as part of the Premio Renacimiento & Romanesque European Cultural Route XXI (Renaissance & Romanesque Award European Cultural Route XXI) programme to explore and develop the route. The aim of this trip – to prepare a qualitative tourist route that accentuates...

Calendar of events at Rundāle palace in 2019

March 23 Information day for tour guides and group leaders. April 6 Vestards Šimkus and Liepāja Symphony Orchestra. Concert in the White Hall. 17:00. Advance tickets can be purchased nationwide at Biļešu Paradīze or at the Palace on the day of the concert. Additional information www.lso.lv Middle of May Tulips in bloom June 1 Liepāja Symphony Orchestra invites to a...

Palace visiting restriction 2018

Dear visitors to the Rundale Palace Museum! We would like to inform you that the estate of Rundāle Palace Museum will be used as a movie set for the feature film ‘CTG’ by New Pictures (UK) from 24 September until 5 October 2018. From 19 September, there are likely to be modifications to permanent exhibition displays...

We hereby ask our visitors to fill out a questionnaire

The Visitor Service Department of Rundāle Palace Museum performs a survey regarding satisfaction of the visitors with the services available at the palace compound. The visitors of the palace are asked to evaluate the quality of the exhibits and exhibitions, tours, catering and other services and to give proposals for diversification and improvement of the...

Festival “Liepāja Summer at Rundāle Palace”

The festival "Liepājas vasara" organized by Liepāja Symphony Orchestra this year shall for the first time take place also outside Liepāja – in Rundāle Palace and at the French Garden with five musical events to enjoy on 11 August: 4:00 PM at the Golden Hall – “The Golden Sounds – French Horns in the Palace”...

Early Music Festival 2018

On 14 July 2018 annual Early Music Festival shall take place at Rundāle Palace and the French Garden. On that day both repetitions and concerts shall take place at White Hall and Golden Hall, therefore the set of state rooms for festivities will not be open to visitors of the museum. The Short Route ticket...