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Address: S. Eizensteina Street 6, Riga 1079, Latvia
Phone Number: 37167025888
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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The renovated Riga Motor Museum is ready to open its doors to visitors on...

The renovated Riga Motor Museum is ready to open its doors to visitors on the 2nd of July, 2016. During the large scale renovation works the building was completely rebuilt in accordance with modern requirements and gained larger and improved exhibition premises, a pleasant landscaped environment, as well as ease of access for every visitor. The museum includes the largest and most diverse collection of antique vehicles in the Baltics with more than 100 unique automobiles and motorcycles. At the same time the museum has become a unique education and entertainment centre in Latvia, that provides the visitors both with information and visual delight provided by modern multi-media solutions and technologies. The antique car museum features more than 100 motor vehicles dating from the early 20th century including motorcycles, military vehicles, cars manufactured in Latvia and limousines that once belonged to Molotov and Brezhnev in the Kremlin.

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A Superb Classic Car Museum

Terrific graphics and stories in Latvian, Russian and English. The range and quality of cars is superb, and the story starts with the ancient Egyptians and Romans. Also some... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 6 days ago
rob p
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Bath, United Kingdom
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Bath, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Terrific graphics and stories in Latvian, Russian and English. The range and quality of cars is superb, and the story starts with the ancient Egyptians and Romans. Also some really interesting film on screens around the museum (can we have some more seats to stop and watch them please ?). There's a café which we didn't use, but looked good.... More 

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Riga, Latvia
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

A must-visit place recently opened after the rennovation. Spectacular cars with a story behind, amusing interactive activities suitable for all ages. Worth your time and money, besides you will get a great Soviet Style photo footage with a retro car to your inbox if you use an in a interactive photobooth.

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Thank Elena S
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

At first the price for adults seemed a bit a lot, but it is worth every cent. Trully excelent exhibition. Thus I would have liked to get in not only in the bus, but also in one of the oldtimers.

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Thank Laurencija D
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent! The renewed exposition is very modern and impressive. It is probably the best experience for adults and older teenagers, but saw also lot of interactive games. Remember to visit also basement!

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Thank Ieva L
Grasse, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Loved the new renovated museum - amazing collection, beautiful cars. We enjoyed the interactive and historical explanations. The museum is brand new and very modern, we learned a lot during this visit. Would go again. However, note that the entrance fee is 10 euros which is much more than other museums in Riga. For students it is 5 euros.

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Thank Linda4112
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were yesterday- nearly opened after renovation. Strongly suggest to come in morning, because at launch time line for tickets was even outside of building. 3 floors with nice, old cars. Do not expect to see something younger than 80th or 90th. Presentation of objects is modern, interesting and even interactive. Very easy to visit all floors even with small... More 

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Thank Līga Ā
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2016

Oldschol+ youngtimers. History and nice shapes. Building, that looks like RollsRoyce grill. Absolutelly must see!

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Thank Maris J
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2016

Riga Motor Museum (Latvian: Rīgas motormuzejs) is the biggest antique vehicle museum in the Baltic countries, located in Riga, Latvia.[1] The museum is a state agency operating under the Republic of Latvia Ministry of Transport. Since 1992, the museum is a member of International Association of Transport and Communication Museums (IATM–ICOM), since 1994 a member of Latvian Museum Association, since... More 

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Thank Marita K
Riga, Riga, Latvia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2015

Take in mind that Riga Motormuseum is a little bit away from the city center. It would take some 30 min to go by public transport. In Riga Motormuseum You can find different Soviet time cars as well as some Western racing cars. Unfortunately, currently the building is closed for reconstruction... till 2016? Smaller exposition You can see in Bauska,... More 

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Thank Valdis T
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

Disappointing that it is shut and that more information about its closure is not out there. As somebody that loved what must be its equivalent in Brussels (except East for West), it was sad to learn so late that it is shut. The taxi man knew, the hotel knew, but the publicity was not adequately honest, but it is a... More 

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