Lizums Manor

Lizums Secondary School, post off. Lizums, Gulbene district, LV-4425, Latvia
Lng: 26.3719365333 , Lat: 57.1926087333

Phone: +371 26550837 , +371 26594379 / novadpetniecibasmuzejs@gmail.com
http://www.lizumavidusskola.lv
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Description

The castle was built in the middle of 19th century in English Gothic style. The property of Lizums Manor belonged to different Baltic German families of the Tiesenhauzens, the Malamas and the Volfs. In 1836 the manor was purchased by Baron Otto Gottlieb von Wolff, during his ownership manor housewas rebuilt to the present shape - Tjudor's Neo-gothic style with a polygonal tower. The original interior is best preserved in the Blue Hall. It was created by Alexander Knoks. The castle is surrounded by a park where manor buildings are located - the masonry barn (now the cultural centre), horse stables built in 1876 (sports hall), servants and gardener's house, etc. In the building of the former distillery candies "Gotina” areproduced.

Additional information

Working hours
Wednesdays: 10:00 - 16:00
Fridays: 09:00 - 16:00
Saturdays: 10:00 - 17:00
  
I f you wish to enjoy excusrion at Lizuma manor, please take contact with us. 
From 1 May to 28 October trip by one day in advance.
Museum's director Vaira Briede, mob.t. +371 26550837, muzeum collection keeper, tour guide Ilona Skrūzmane, mob.t.+371 26594379, school director Irēna Ābeltiņa, mob.t. +371 29427494. 
 
OPEN DOORS DAYS - OPENING EVENT OF THE TRAVEL CAMPAIGN
Latvia

Within the framework of the European Year of Cultural Heritage, the Open Doors Days will take place for the first time in castles, palaces and manors of Latvia, allowing everyone interested to explore historical buildings from a new point of view. Latvian and European castles and manors are 
unique historical, cultural and artistic objects. Many of them have turned to their neighbourhoods’ main centres for tourism, culture and public life.
 
The Latvian Association of Castles, Palaces and Manors and the Latvian Association of Private Historical Buildings, following the initiative of the European Historic Houses Association   invite to visit Latvia's unique cultural heritage sites – castles, palaces and manors.
 
During the Open Doors Days visitors will have the opportunity to visit 37 Latvian historical buildings and to be acquainted with their important role in the past and diverse use in nowadays.  Concerts and exhibitions will also be organised in several sites. 
 
Young people, in turn, are invited to participate in the exciting contest “My Business Plan for the Latvian Castle, Palace or Manor” and to win the opportunity for the class to hold a party in one of the Latvian castles or manors. 
 
Within the Open Door Days on May 24-25  the following 25 members of the Latvian Association of Castles, Palaces and Manors – participants of the Baltic travel campaign  “Visit Baltic Manors - Celebrate Together!” are launching the travel campaign in Latvia:
 
 
Name of manor, castle or palace E-mail address
1. Alūksnes Jaunā pils muzejs.info@aluksne.lv
2. Berķenes muiža berkenesmuiza@gmail.com
3. Blankenfeldes muiža bmuiza@inbox.lv
4. Cēsu pils komplekss anita.abeltina@cesis.lv
5. Dikļu Pils pils@diklupils.lv
6. Dundagas pils tic@dundaga.lv
7. Durbes pils santa.silava@tukumamuzejs.lv
8. Jaunauces pils inguna.balcere@inbox.lv
9. Jaunmoku pils muzejs@jaunmokupils.lv
10. Krāslavas muiža inara.dzalbe@kraslava.lv
11. Kokmuižas pils komplekss toms.treimanis@kocenunovads.lv
12. Lielplatones muiža inguna.pranka@jelgavas novads.lv
13. Litenes muiža litenes.pagasts@gulbene.lv
14. Lizuma muiža novadpetniecibasmuzejs@gmail.com
15. Lūznavas muiža iveta.balcune@rezeknesnovads.lv
16. Padures muiža info@paduremanor.com
17. Preiļu muižas komplekss un parks iveta.snepste@preili.lv
18. Smuku muiža julija@smukumuiza.lv
19. Ungurmuiža info@ungurmuiza.lv
20. Vadakstes muiža grozenberga32@gmail.com
21. Varakļānu muižas pils varaklanupils@inbox.lv
22. Vecauces pils vecaucespils@gmail.com
23. Veselavas muiža emerita2@inbox.lv
24. Virkas muiža inga.trumsina@apollo.lv
25. Zaļā (Zaļenieku) muiža barkovska.valija@gmail.com