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Educational and interactive centre “Railway and Steam”

Educational and Interactive Centre “Railway and Steam” is placed in Gulbene train station – historical building. There are more that 30 interactive devices and through them it is possible to acquainted with the historical aspect of the steam engine trains, the related technical and engineering fields, future technologies, type of communications and career opportunities in the railway sector. You will have a chance to get into the role of train driver, to lead a wagon, to build rail tracks, to watch short films, to give instructions to train drivers, to get acquainted with the railway industry occupations, to operate en elevated railway and to do many other interesting activities. We invite the pre-school, general education, vocational education institutions, families with children, business collectives and anyone interested to visit our Centre. There is souvenir shop where you can buy different type souvenir about railway theme, Gulbene municipal symbols and craft-work – felt and wooden toys.

 Tourist Train from May til September also runs from Gulbene Train station and it will allow you to see the most beautiful places in Gulbene city in less than an hour’s journey, but the train driver-guide will tell you different facts about the history and development of the city. Next to the station, other side of rails, you can visit Narrow gauge railway “Bānītis” and have guided tours and try other activities.

Educational and Interactive Centre “Railway and Steam” working hours:
  • Monday: 10:00 – 18:00
  • Tuesday: 10:00 – 18:00
  • Wednesday: 10:00 – 18:00
  • Thursday: 10:00 – 18:00
  • Friday: 10:00 – 18:00
  • Saturday: 10:00 – 18:00
  • Sunday: 10:00 – 15:00
Guided tours are available at other time a after pre-application. Please book a tour by ph. +371 25448661 or e-mail address: turists@gulbene.lv Educational and Interactive Centre “Railway and Steam” entrance prices:
Adults 6.50 EUR
Pupils, students, pensioners, persons with disability 5.00 EUR
Children (age 4 – 6) 2.50 EUR
Family ticket (2 adults + 1 child; 2 adults + 2 children) 13.00 EUR
Monday: 10:00 - 18:00
Tuesday: 10:00 - 18:00
Wednesday: 10:00 - 18:00
Thursday: 10:00 - 18:00
Friday: 10:00 - 18:00
Saturday: 10:00 - 18:00
Sunday: 10:00 - 15:00