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Address: Brivibas 440, Riga 1024, Latvia
Phone Number: 7994106
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10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours

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Step into the 12th century and see how the people lived in the Middle Ages.

An amazing collection of original old farm buildings, churches, etc on a huge plot of land on the edge of Jugla Lake. Plenty to see and do, adults and kids. Food available in the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
Inara D
Adelaide, Australia

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Adelaide, Australia
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37 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

An amazing collection of original old farm buildings, churches, etc on a huge plot of land on the edge of Jugla Lake. Plenty to see and do, adults and kids. Food available in the warmer months, but some of the buildings are closed in autumn and winter. Good idea to ring ahead.Only 2 Euros to get in!!

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Perth, Australia
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206 reviews
83 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 257 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was a unique view into what the old Latvia was like and how the people lived. Unfortunately the time that we had was insufficient to take it all in properly and some of the buildings were closed because they were filming a doco on site and a wedding was taking place in one of the churches so we couldn't... More 

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South Coast of England
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50 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We got the bus from Riga, taking about 30 minutes. The buildings are an interesting part of Latvia's history and the land is a beautiful wooded area. As someone else commented, a lot of the buildings were closed but there were enough open to make it interesting. The admission was reduced to 1 Euro, probably because of this - bargain!... More 

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Berlin, Germany
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74 reviews
37 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

this is something for the whole family, history lovers, hikers or kids who want to play. On a very large area you will find the different types of latvian houses but you also find explanations on the different ways aof living through the ages. From a rich man´s homestead to a fishermans hut, from a soldier´s retirement place to an... More 

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Sant Feliu de Guixols, Spain
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had the chance to visit this splendid musem, with the chapel, houses, ... and have lunch there, too.

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Budapest, Hungary
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131 reviews
119 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Well, the museum is huge and cool, it gives a wide spectrum of traditional Latvian architecture and life. But, maybe because I went on october and not on summer, 90+% of the buildings was closed. I don't know why was that, but I wanted to see the houses and especially the churches also from inside but everything was closed,it was... More 

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Riga Region, Latvia
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64 reviews
41 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2015

If you want to know how Latvians lived many centuries ago you can go there, nature is very beautiful!

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Ionia County, Michigan
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44 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2015

Wear your walking shoes for this experience. Well worth spending at least 1/2 of a day. Entire museum is very well presented. Interesting to see how people lived in the past.

Thank FenwickFarmer
Maidstone, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2015

We hadn't planned to visit but as the weather was sunny, we took on our taxi drivers suggestion and were all very pleased we did. The site is very large and set in a lovely pine forest next to a large lake. There were over 100 timber buildings which had history of different uses and local older people to explain... More 

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Jyvaskyla, Finland
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7 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2015

It was very large area and everything was made very well! There was feeling that I'm going to somebodys home...

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