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National History Museum of Latvia

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Reviewed March 19, 2019

There's currently a 100 Years of Latvia exhibit (runs through the end of 2020) that is one of the best things we did in Riga. Spent over 2.5 hours here without even noticing. Cannot recommend enough. 60+ varied museums (including the unexpected such as the...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed February 7, 2019

Latvian Museum of National History which hold objects, paintings, and works relating to the country's history.

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed January 26, 2019

Currently in a temporary building and a bit hard to find, but worth making the effort and finding out about the interesting history of this country

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed December 3, 2018 via mobile

A very nicely made overview of the Latvian history. For the 100 year anniversary of Latvian there was an amazing special exhibition about the liberation of the country.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed December 1, 2018

Centrally situated. There is an exhibition for Latvia100 (celebrated in 2018) on the 2nd Floor. It is available to visit from May 2018 to May 2021 Excellent and gives a detailed, yet interesting, account of Latvia 1918 up to date covering the Soviet and Nazi...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed October 23, 2018

There is a wonderful exhibition on display currently, marking 100 years since Latvia declared independence. All the exhibits have explanations in Latvian, English and Russian so really accessible. Accurate, factual information.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed September 13, 2018 via mobile

This is a great Museum that we managed to spend 2 and a half hours visiting before we even realised we had. That was 2 and a half hours that included skimming 2 of the floors. It gives you a very good insight to the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed July 30, 2018

This excellent museum tells the history of Latvia from 13000 years ago to the present. There is a permanent exhibit on two floors and a temporary exhibit for the centenary of Latvia's independence. Highly recommended.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Robert D
Reviewed May 16, 2018

I have walked past this building for years and never understood there was and is a Museum of History inside, divided on separate floors. Some of that is covers is Latvia's history from under Communist rule, early 1905(?) revolution days, as well as further back...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed March 3, 2018 via mobile

Really good museum about the history of Latvia from the first humans to 1990's. Wall/stand texts are only in Latvian and Russian, but there are booklets and guidebooks in english which are very good. :)

Date of experience: March 2018
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