This year VAG OFF 2016 event will take place at the Munchausen museum. Of course on the museum’s homepage (http://minhauzens.lv/en/munchausens-world/
) you can find many fascinating, interesting and breathtaking facts about museum. We briefly summarize most useful information in this post.
The Munchausen’s museum is one of the most visited museums in Latvia. With its unusual exhibition it attracts many local and foreign tourists. One video is better than 1000 words: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_gaw9u6f4gg
, and two is even better: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oQ5Zsn-bV4M
Recreation Ship: There is the largest wooden recreation ship in the Baltic States in the territory of the museum. The ship is 30 m long and 4.5 m wide, but the mast with the Munchausen’s flag flies at the height of 15 m. There are 3 slides, 2 tubes to sweep through, 4 bridges, 5 swings, 6 barrels to crawl through and several naval guns.
Cafe: The museum has a cafe where you can order a hot dish and cool your ardor as well using juice or ice-cream.
Trail to Munchausen's Cup: On the 30th of August, 2013 the new object in Munchausen’s World was opened – the biggest beer jug of Baron von Munchausen! Munchausen’s guests can enjoy the taste of adventures walking by the new trail to Munchausen’s beer cup and meet Baron himself and 25 different wooden sculptures from Munchausens stories. Lenght of trail – 1035 m.
The Munchausens museum forest trail is the longest footbridge of aspen plank in Europe. It goes through Vidzeme wetland forest. The total length of both its passages is 5.3 km. The longest passage reaches the sea, where one can sunbathe in white sand of Vidzeme beach and swim in the sea. Walking along the path, one can enter into the spirit of Munchausen’s adventures watching about 40 heroes of fairy tales carved in wood – hares, wild boars, wolves, a whale and a crocodile.
Accommodation at the event: you can place your tent on the museum territory. There are several hotels near the museum that you can be easily booked through http://www.booking.com
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