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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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10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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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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Understand the turbulent history of Latvia through fine art

I was deeply touched by my visit here. The building itself is gorgeous - an Art Nouveau treasure all by itself. The art exhibits (ONLY Latvian artists) are broken up into eras... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Portland, Maine
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Portland, Maine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I was deeply touched by my visit here. The building itself is gorgeous - an Art Nouveau treasure all by itself. The art exhibits (ONLY Latvian artists) are broken up into eras starting basically with the 18th century. But things really got interesting for me as I reviewed the different decades of the 20th century from the impressionist innocence of... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Many undiscovered art treasures you would be able to see hidden in this newly renovated museum. Very good tour guides.

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Thank gnuslar624
Greenville, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I'm so happy I visited this wonderful museum. The works of Latvian art give you a real feel for the people, countryside, and history of Latvia. The building has been beautifully restored and you can go out on the fifth floor rooftop terraces to see the city. I loved the WW I and Soviet era art. I also loved seeing... More 

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Thank Gayle R
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The museum includes art-works by Latvians and Russians artists, due to Soviet Union! If you wish to become familiar with the Latvian art, this is the place! We visited also the terrace with fantastic view to the city! The cloakroom is free but not many souvenirs!

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Thank Victoria V
Athens, Greece
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very interesting exhibition. Free photos everywhere and free wardrobe! Fifth floor guides you outside and you can take nice photos of the surrounding area! Very few souvenirs at the shop inside the museum. Ask for museum's application for your smart phone or your tablet! And download it for free through museum's wifi (ask also for free wifi).

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Thank alefragise
Madrid, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I visited the museum after somebody from Riga recommended it. It underwent a 4 year restoration and opened its doors 5 months ago. What an amazing job they have done! I would recommend starting the visit on the 5th floor where you can enjoy views over the town on two terraces, separated by a cupula. The exposition is only on... More 

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Thank robertbeseler
Leicestershire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is one of the most beautiful museums I think I've ever visited! Apparently closed for several years whilst being renovated, it was totally worth it! Stunning building. The exhibitions were well laid out and comprehensive, there's certainly plenty for all art lovers to appreciate, whatever genre you love! I'd have liked to have seen tables and chairs on the... More 

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Thank rykate2015
Hastings, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We entered the museum from the back as we were going for lunch. We were very surprised at the beautiful presentation of our meal. We walked into the museum with my walker and we were told that we could use the elevator to visit all the floors. The entrance main floor and staircase is similar to a small palace in... More 

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Thank Eileen R
Oxford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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Thank Richard M
Rosmalen, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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