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Latvian National Museum Of Art

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Address: Krishjana Valdemara iela 10a, Riga 1010, Latvia
Phone Number: (+371) 67 324461
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Tue - Thu 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Fri 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Sat - Sun 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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The main building of the Latvian National Museum of Art in Krišjāņa...

The main building of the Latvian National Museum of Art in Krišjāņa Valdemāra Street is one of the most impressive in the Park and Boulevard Circle area of Riga.The Latvian National Museum of Art is the largest depository of professional art in Latvia.

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Work of many unfamilar names, mainly in the Modern styles. A recently renovated and restored gallery, worth entering just to see the building itself. Quiet, elegant, older... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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Oxford, United Kingdom
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Oxford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Work of many unfamilar names, mainly in the Modern styles. A recently renovated and restored gallery, worth entering just to see the building itself. Quiet, elegant, older building with tasteful modern adjustments. Good art shop as well.

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Rosmalen, The Netherlands
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The museum recently had an extensive restauration and reconstruction, converting an old classical building into a modern and accessable building with a beautiful interior design. You can see a permanent exposition of Latvian art of the 19th and 20th century, also the art from of the period of the Russian occupation. Interesting is the Janis Rozentals exposition. Must see for... More 

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Croydon, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This gallery has essentially a collection on display of Latvian artists whom most of us will not know. The gallery is however very spacious and not at busy by London standards. There was a very good retrospective of Janis Rozentals who was an Art Nouveau artist but who's style was very varied. Their idea of a cafe is actually a... More 

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Harlingen, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A pretty building in a good location The art provided is diverse and nicely displayed Enjoyable visit Must see!! Also take time to enjoy the park

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Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Art from 1800s to mid 1900s. Lovely lighting and displays of Lithuanian artists. We don't see that art much in the West but it is curated by period. Interesting to see the interwar with the social isolation but not the visible anger of Otto Dix

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Thank garlec
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The museum has three full floors, lovely attic and the basement. It's not overly large, but there are a lot of paintings to see, one next to the other. So you actually might see more than you would in another bigger museum. My favorite place is the attic.

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Thank Katherine D
Guelph, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This Latvian Art Collection is housed in a magnificent modern building easily accessible near the Riga Embassy Row. The art collection is not really very extensive but covers a good period of time and focuses on Latvian artist. Well worth a visit.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A great example of how to spend money converting an historic gallery into a modern one. When visiting take the lift to the top floor and visit the roof terrace - spectacular views across Riga. Work yourself forward in time to the modern galleries on the ground floor. Great cafe. Some galleries have glass floors which are a challenge for... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This building is stunning having undergone a recent renovation. Make sure you make it to the upper levels, particularly the rooftop viewing platform. For non-Latvian speakers you can download a free app with guided tour in English and other languages. I recommend it! The museum also has good facilities; lockers, toilets etc for visitors and families. A must see in... More 

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Helsinki, Finland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I really liked this beautifully renovated building. Art collection is quite impressing and it is nicely put up. It also helps you to understand latvian art!

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