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Small but worth visiting

Like many museums, this one also has free admission. There's a little history of beach culture... read more

Reviewed October 7, 2018
Oslo, Norway
Small but interesting museum - and also free

This is small but interesting museum about five minutes from the train station and just off the... read more

Reviewed September 17, 2018
Surrey, United Kingdom
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Oct 7, 2018
“Small but worth visiting”
Sep 17, 2018
“Small but interesting museum - and also free”
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a corker with some really good exhibits showing how the beach hasn't changed that much even if the political background has over the years.

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank 490theos
Reviewed October 7, 2018

Like many museums, this one also has free admission. There's a little history of beach culture (how the costumes and customs and health spas have changed over the years), and an interesting tribute to the poet Rainis.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank ec1oud
Reviewed September 17, 2018

This is small but interesting museum about five minutes from the train station and just off the main drag. It also happens to be free. It consists of one room showing a brief history of the Jurmala beach resort with colourful images and displays. There...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank GeysirGal
Reviewed May 14, 2018

Modern-looking museum, free entrance when we went, interesting exhibition on Jurmala's history, and contemporary Latvian art upstairs. A bit small exhibition, though. The staff was friendly, they opened us the museum shop. They speak very little English.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank nijoni
Reviewed August 18, 2016 via mobile

Centrally located just a few minutes walk from borh the train station and Jomas Street this museum is well worth a visit. Downstairs are exhibitions on history of Jurnala as a resort mirroring the changing times in Latvian history. There was also a small supplementary...More

Date of experience: August 2016
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Reviewed July 1, 2016

Although it was free entrance, I expected to see much more information. Also, there was a school party on the first floor so very noisy and echoy

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank kay h
Reviewed June 2, 2016

This is a small, well-presented museum that tells the story of the Jurmala sanitorium industry in a succinct, yet interesting way. From the early days at the turn of the nineteenth century to the growing popularity when the railway network was connected in the 1870s...More

Date of experience: June 2016
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Reviewed April 2, 2016 via mobile

Do not think of this as a large dusty museum but rather somewhere to while away a pleasant hour in a friendly environment where exhibits are few but very interesting and really capture the essence of Jurmala and its evolution as a seaside resort through...More

Date of experience: April 2016
1  Thank JDuchesne
Reviewed March 21, 2016 via mobile

We had't planned to visit the museum but the frosty weather encouraged us to warm up a bit and look what the exhibition can offer. We were expecting a couple of small, dusty, old-fashioned rooms with old photos and what we've found was surprisingly different!...More

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank Olka F
Reviewed August 26, 2015

Located very close to the main pedestrian street in Jurmala/Dzintari, Jurmala City Museum hosts an exhibition on the development of Jurmala Resort in the 20th century. Definitely worth a stop should you come to Jurmala. Free and not often visited, it is actually really well...More

Date of experience: August 2015
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