A GUIDED TOUR
To visit the main exhibition of the museum the ticket “Permanent exhibition” needs to be purchased.
Guided tours need to be prebooked at least 3 days before the visit. Please contact the Museums’ tour organizer to book the excursion in advance of your visit: phone: +371 26499151; email: booking[at]rundale.net.
Guided tours are organized by guides – individual work contractors who have a contract with the Rundāle Palace Museum.
Duration of the excursion: 1 to 2 hours.
The museum offers tours in 5 languages: Latvian, Russian, German, English and French.
Entrance to the museum is free of charge for the group guide (of a group of at least 10 persons) and for one teacher, who accompanies at least 10 students. Groups of school children should be accompanied by one adult for every 10 pre-school or primary school students and 15 secondary school students.
Payment for a guide service in cash or with a prepay transfer:
adult group 50.00 €
for the group of pupils 45.00 €
PRACTICAL INFORMATION FOR TOUR GUIDES
Guiding permit for one tour: 3.00 €
Please scan the guiding permit by the ticket controller and attach the sticker so that it can be easily seen.
Only tour guides certified by the Museum (holding a valid pass) are allowed to lead tours in the Museum, after purchasing a valid permit.
If there are more than 30 people in the group, it has to be split into two groups and two guides have to be booked. If there are more than 15 people in the group the use of radio devices is mandatory. If you don’t have the devices at your disposal, it is possible to rent them, by writing to the e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org or calling by phone +371 29902006. The price for the rental is 1,50 EUR per person. If the group arrives without the radio communication devices, they will be allowed to visit the palace individually without a guide.
Please do not use the following broadcast frequencies in the territory of Rundāle Palace:
1) 446,03125MHz + 67Hz;
2) 446,04375MHz + 67Hz;
3) 446,05625MHz + 67Hz;
4) 446,06875MHz + 67Hz;
5) 446,08125MHz + 67Hz;
6) 446,093755MHz + 67Hz;
7) 446,00625MHz + DPL754;
8) 446,01875MHz + DPL754.
EXCURSIONS BY ELECTRIC CAR
Duration of the tour is 20 minutes. During the excursion, listening to the audio guide record, you can see the entire regular or French garden (10 hectares). Excursions are conducted in English, Estonian, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Latvian, Lithuanian, Russian and Spanish. The electric car does not run in rainy weather.
A tour around the Rundāle Palace Regular Gardens – 4.00 € per person.
Information: +371 2916 9034; email@example.com.
Individual proprietor “Eleana” offers a theatrical excursion including welcoming of guests in historical costumes.
Wider offer and prices: jelena[at]ceremonija.lv, tel. +371 29108396
WALTZ IN THE WHITE HALL
For newlyweds and other interested parties, we offer to dance waltz in the White Hall in musical accompaniment of Johann Strauss’s “The Blue Danube”, or other individually selected music (it is possible to play a record from a CD or flash memory).
Service price: 50.00 € + entrance tickets for each participant and photographer.
If the marriage registration is held in the White Hall, the waltz is at no extra charge.
Service must be requested at least 3 days in advance: +371 63962197, +371 26499151; booking[at]rundale.net
It is possible to organise photo sessions for newlyweds or other participants for non-commercial purposes at Rundāle Palace Museum.
Price: 50.00 € + entrance fees for each participant and photographer.
If the registration of marriage takes place in the White Hall, a photo session in the same room is possible without additional charge.
The service must be requested at least 3 days before the visit: +371 63962197, +371 26499151; booking[at]rundale.net
Use of flying cameras or drones and air dogs within the limits of Rundāle Palace Museum territory is forbidden. In special cases after coordination with the administration of Rundāle Palace Museum it is possible to acquire a permit to use flying cameras complying with Cabinet Regulation No. 737 (22 November 2016).
No silettos allowed in the exhibition area!
When visiting cafe or free exhibition on the Ground floor of Rundāle Palace it is NOT NECESSARY to buy a ticket!