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Latvian National Museum Of Art

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Address: 1 Janis Rozentals Square, Riga LV-1010, Latvia
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+371 67 324 461
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10:00 - 18:00
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Tue - Thu 10:00 - 18:00
Fri 10:00 - 20:00
Sat - Sun 10:00 - 17:00
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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Last sunday of the month entrance is free in museum. New looks after renovation are fantastic. Glass floors so u can see beneath whats happening in other levels of museum.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Riga, Latvia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Last sunday of the month entrance is free in museum. New looks after renovation are fantastic. Glass floors so u can see beneath whats happening in other levels of museum.

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Tbilisi, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

After renovation place got some improvements and additions, as always exciting, but now brushed up and ready for many more art lovers. Check on regular basis for art exhibitions see the impressive Rozentals works on top floor. Place features nice cafeteria and quite interesting small souvenir and book store.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Since they did the renovation it seems that it's hugely popular - we visited on a Sunday morning and it was full with visitors already so we had to wait in a long line. Because I don't really know a lot about art I enjoyed the architecture more than the paintings and sculptures but still - everything was amazing!

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The museum is located in a nice old building of the beginning of 20th century (I guess) which was nicely renovated a few years ago. It gives a very good idea how latvian painting tradition developed in last two centuries, parallels with european art of the same period. Many artists are really of international quality. The only pity is that... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This Museum is located next to the Russion Orthodox Church on Janis Rozentals Square, which is northeast from Riga Old Town, this museum houses more than 52,000 works of art reflecting the professional art development within the Baltics.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 January 2017

A must for Architects - both the new part on the bottom and the top. Like a cross between a gallery and a museum, with separate artists exhibits top and bottom with the permanent, historical exhibit in the middle. Modern, progressive art in the context of its history.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

This can take a few hours to see everything. The paintings are worth seeing and the building is interesting.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

Some interesting art but the staff seem to do random ticket checks as you go around the gallery so if you lose your ticket it's off to the exit.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

Have been there first time after renovation of building. Fantastic look of it outside and inside as well! Could say worth to see it at least. Exhibition in 4 floors, 5-th floor just impressive roof area completely white and totally empty as it is. Poor staff spending whole working day on 5-th floor :) 4-th floor with great glass floor... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2016

Surprisingly good art in a beautiful building along a nice park.Very interesting collection of 20th century works, practically unknown to most I would say, but well worth a visit.

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