Use of the museum's collection

Applying for access to the museum’s collection

Pauls Stradiņš Medicine History Museum accepts requests for accessing its collection for research purposes. Please read the visiting rules here.

Please be advised that access requests are granted in order of application, and you may have to wait for your visit to the museum’s collection.

To access the museum’s collection, please fill the application form and submit it by e-mail to info@mvm.gov.lv.

You can also search for information on objects held in the museum’s collection in the Joint Catalogue of National Museums’ Collections! Please note that the Joint Catalogue of National Museums’ Collections currently does not include information on all the objects in the museum’s collection.

 

Requests for information by phone or e-mail

The museum answers questions regarding objects held in its collection but does not carry out research on your behalf on any subject of your interest.

 

Applying for a visit and cancellation

Pauls Stradiņš Medicine History Museum deals with access requests in keeping with the visiting rules for the museum’s collection. To facilitate the processing of requests, please describe your interests and purposes as accurately and completely as possible as you fill the application form for your visit to the collection. Once the request is received, it will be forwarded to the keeper of the relevant collection, who will contact you no later than in ten days to agree on the date and time of the planned visit.

Please advise the museum as soon as possible if you are unexpectedly forced to cancel your visit to the museum’s collection.

 

Visiting the collection

On your visit to the collection, you will be asked for an identity document (passport or an ID card).

 

Photographing (making reproductions) during a visit to the collection

During your visit to the museum’s collection, you may be granted permission to take pictures of selected objects for personal non-commercial research purposes. Please be advised that taking pictures of objects you have not been authorized to photograph is prohibited for reasons of copyright protection, conservation or other considerations.

To be granted permission to photograph objects during your visit to the collection, please fill the application form for photography (reproduction) of collection's items for private use.

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