Ceramics Workshop and Kiln in House of Latvian traditions and crafts

The house is given the status of an architectural monument of national importance and is located on the grounds of the urban planning monument of national importance, the Historical Centre of the City of Jelgava.

The visits are possible on your own or by prior reservation, you can go on a tour of the building accompanied by a specialist, learn about the history and interior of the building, discover the nuances of the weavers’ and ceramist’s work.

The ceramics workshop and kiln supplement the offer of the House of Latvian Traditions and Crafts. Here, pupils and adults can take an educational tour, listen to a lecture on the process and techniques of pottery making, learn about the different types of clay, and watch a ceramics demonstration.

Visitors can take part in creative classes and learn how to make their own clay objects using different techniques, allowing themselves to be both creative and emotional when working with clay.

Excursions and workshops are available in Latvian and English.

Opening hours of the ceramics workshop

Monday, Thursday - closed

Tuesday 10:00 - 18:00 (break - 12:00 - 13:00)

Wednesday 10:00 - 20:30 (break - 16:00 - 17:00)

Friday 10:00 - 18:00 (break - 13:00 - 14:00)

Saturday 12:00 – 20:30 (break - 16:00-17:00)

Sunday 12:00 – 15:00


Creative activities

  • adults, pupils – 20 EUR per person;
  • for a group of up to 10 persons – 60 EUR per group.

Excursion through the ceramics workshop:

  • adults, pupils, pensioners – 1.50 EUR;
  • school groups with a teacher – 20 EUR per group.

To book an excursion or workshop, please call (+371) 63005407, (+371) 28471891 or e-mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Jelgava, Vecpilsētas iela 2
63005407, 28471891
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Monday: -
Tuesday: 10:00 – 18:00
Wednesday: 10:00 – 20:30
Thursday: -
Friday: 10:00 – 18:00
Saturday: 12:00 – 20:30
Sunday: 12:00 – 15:00