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Latvian Ethnographic Open Air Museum

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Address: Brivibas 440, Riga 1024, Latvia
Phone Number: 7994106
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This is worthy of a trip out from central Riga. Plenty to look at and child play area too. Family ticket cost €8.54. We spent 2.5 hours here but you could spend much longer! It... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 19, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

This is worthy of a trip out from central Riga. Plenty to look at and child play area too. Family ticket cost €8.54. We spent 2.5 hours here but you could spend much longer! It is very easy to use public transport we took Bus 1 from the third bus stop up on Merkela Iela (near the Opera hotel and... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

Here is peace and tranquillity - a possibility to see just how folk may have lived in times past. The juxtaposition of differing wood houses, barns and sheds with nominally different regional and historic styles does not quite convince, because of the conundrum of conservation and/or restoration. Seeing old fashioned wood turning lathes still functioning and the possibility to buy... More 

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Leiden, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

We loved it. It wasn't expensive and it is very interesting. Great places to eat at the park for a very fair price. A lot of people that sell goods from Latvia. We spend about 4 hours in the park but could have stayed longer as we haven't seen everything.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

Made a good day out. Went on a Saturday and saw a few weddings taking place in one of the old churches.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

I have been around Europe quite extensively, to tell you that Latvian Ethnographic museum is one of its kind. Consider this as analog to French Loire valley castles with their reconstructed households and parks. Since Latvia ows much of its history to rural way of life, this museum is a perfect homage to it. Countrified landscapes ashore lake Jugla with... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

What a great place to take in some interesting history in a beautiful forest setting. Easy tram ride from the city. Very cheap entrance fee

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Brussels, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

A visit worth while. Gives a good idea about the living and working environment of the people of this region ages ago.

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Riga, Latvia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015

If you have time and the weather is nice.You can spend some time checking out this Place.The location is a Little bit outside Riga so you have to check how to go there.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015

We spent over 5 hours at the ethnographic museum and enjoyed every minute. The place is huge and there is so much to see. It is interesting for adults, and educational for kids in a way that fun and easy as they get to see and experience a bit of history for themselves. My kids loved following the map and... More 

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Riga, Latvia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

This is not that kind of museum, where You could spend one or two hour - here you need at least half of a day, but it is worth it, if you like nature, walking and history! Well, history is not necessary, because even if you don't like it, you will find some interesting things you have never seen before.... More 

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