Aluksne Manor

Alūksne New Castle , Pils ielā 74, LV-4301, Alūksne
Lng: 27.0545725306 , Lat: 57.4229786944

Contact person: Diāna PELAKA, Alūksnes muzeja direktore
Phone: 64381321 , 29205295 /
View on map:


Alūksne New Castle was built from 1859 to 1864, commissioned by Baron Alexander for Vietinghoff, and it is one of the most impressive late Tudor neo-gothic architecture monuments in Latvia. From 1959, New Castle houses Alūksne museum, which offers permanent exhibitions about the cultural history of Alūksne; and  temporary exhibitions, educational programmes and excursions around the museum and the grounds of the Castle Manor Park. In 2014, Alūksne New Castle underwent architectonically artistic stock-take, during which a list of movables from April 1898 was found, listing of Baron`s  property.. In 2017, the castle reconstruction and restauration project was developed. At the end of 2017, the Forte piano room restauration works were begun. Guests can visit both museum of Aluksne and Nature.

Additional information

Working hours in season 01.05. - 30.09.

Monday   closed
Tuesday 10:00 - 17:00
Wednesday   10:00 - 17:00
Thursday 10:00 - 18:00
Friday  10:00 - 17:00
Saturday   10:00 - 17:00
Sunday 10:00 - 14:00


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
2. Berķenes muiža
3. Blankenfeldes muiža
4. Cēsu pils komplekss
5. Dikļu Pils
6. Dundagas pils
7. Durbes pils
8. Jaunauces pils
9. Jaunmoku pils
10. Krāslavas muiža
11. Kokmuižas pils komplekss
12. Lielplatones muiža inguna.pranka@jelgavas
13. Litenes muiža
14. Lizuma muiža
15. Lūznavas muiža
16. Padures muiža
17. Preiļu muižas komplekss un parks
18. Smuku muiža
19. Ungurmuiža
20. Vadakstes muiža
21. Varakļānu muižas pils
22. Vecauces pils
23. Veselavas muiža
24. Virkas muiža
25. Zaļā (Zaļenieku) muiža
Night of Legends at manors of Latvia
The traditional Night of Legends is perfect choice for warming up for the Closing Event of travellers` campaign "Visit Baltic Manors - Celebrate Together!". For the 7th time manors, castles and palaces in Latvia invite to enjoy a special atmosphere and exciting events in the Night of Legends. The participants in this night will have a great opportunity to know manors, castles and palaces in a special mood, when history stories tangled with modern life and there will be also a possibility to join activities. The Night of Legends will be celebrated in Latvia on 27th of October.

In more than 30 castle and manor halls, towers, basements, courtyards and parks of  historic houses will take guests to hear reliable and incredible stories, classical and contemporary tunes, shows, housemates and calling for creative manifestations.

In Zemgale region:
Abgunste manor, Durbe castle, Eleja manor Tea house, Jaunauce manor, Jaunpils castle, Kalnsēta manor and park, Lielplatone manor, Lielvircava manor, Staļģene manor, Šlokenbeka manor, Vadakste manor, Vecauces castle, Vilce manor, Zaļā manor, Svitene manor.

In Vidzeme region:Alūksne New castle, Cēsu New castle, Cesvaines castlmanor, Jercēnu manor, Kokmuiža castle complex, Liepupe manor, Puikule manor, Stāmeriena castle, Ungurmuiža manor, Veselava manor, Zvārtava castle.

In Kurzeme region:Dundaga castle, Pelču castle, Padure manor, Spāre manor, The Castle of the Livonian Order in Ventspils.

In Latgale region:Arendole manor, Preiļu castle, Varakļānu castle, Luznava manor.
Night of Legends at Aluksne New castle

A mysterious mood on 27th of October will be swirling at the New Castle of Aluksne.
Already at 7:00 PM everyone is invited to a night walk through the Aluksne Manor Park, accompanied by a storyteller, but at 8:30 PM, we'll go through the romantically illuminated New Castle of Aluksne, searching for adventures, knowing tales,legends, and tales performed by U.Sedlenieka Aluksne folk theatre “Slieksnis”and ABJC “Snulis”. At the end of the event we will enjoy cup of delicious tea and music in the Fortepiano room.

The gathering will start at 7.00 PM at the Museum of Aluksne!

Membership fee:
adults -EUR 2,50
kids, seniors -
EUR 1,00.
Contact: Jolanta Baldina,, ph..:  +371  64381321, mobile: +371 2566553