Address: Pikšas, Bērzes pagasts, Dobeles novads
Phone number: +371 26670812
Home page: http://www.piksas.lv
Working time: 9.00 - 17.00 Closed on Sun, Sat from October 1 till April 30
Kārlis Ulmanis Memorial museum "Pikšas " is located between Jelgava and Dobele. The exposition and displeyed exibits provide information about Kārlis Ulmanis, his family and agriculture history and developement in Latvia.
President Kārlis Ulmanis was born in Pikšas in 1877, and he spent his childhood there.
Established in the renovated home of Kārlis Ulmanis, a co-founder of the State of Latvia, the museum represents a stately, modern and well-tended Zemgalian farm of the 1930s. “Pikšas” has become one of the most prominent cultural and historic monuments in Latvia. The exhibition in the dwelling house is dedicated to K. Ulmanis’ life and political activities. Other renovated buildings host permanent exhibitions of agricultural machinery and paintings.