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Museum of Energy

Displays, exhibitions and depositories of the Museum are located at several energy sites important for Latvia. The exhibitions and the permanent display of the museum are located at Ķegums which is the place  where the beginnings of the unified power system of Latvia are found, and it is arranged near Ķegums Hydro Power Plant-2. The display about the history of Pļaviņas Hydro Power Plant  is located in Aizkraukle, at Pļaviņas HPP, which is the biggest hydro power plant in Baltics. The versatile collection of the Museum is stored in Riga, at Andrejsala, near the historical first power plant of Riga city.

The Museum of Energy is a unique place where anyone interested in the field and starting from an inquiring child and including an industry expert can gain new knowledge about the history of the energy sector in Latvia and the industrial and documentary heritage of Latvenergo Group.

An outstanding example of this heritage is the collection of glass plate photonegatives depicting the construction of Ķegums hydropower plant taken by Eduards Kraucs (1898–1977), the renowned pioneer of Latvian sound newsreels, photographer and cameraman; this is a unique collection which is included in the Latvian National Register of UNESCO Memory of the World Program.

Entry to the museum is free of charge

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