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The Latvian Museum of Natural History

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Kri jana Barona iela 4, Riga, Latvia
+371 29 692 088
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Great traditional museum!

This museum is one of those places where you come back again and again. It's never boring there. 5... read more

Reviewed 10 August 2017
Athlone, Ireland
via mobile
Very interesting !

Visited this museum with family and thoroughly enjoyed it. Different floors with different... read more

Reviewed 16 March 2017
Maxine H
via mobile
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Kri jana Barona iela 4, Riga, Latvia
+371 29 692 088
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Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

This museum is one of those places where you come back again and again. It's never boring there. 5 floors of history about nature, flora, fauna, humans and you also could be lucky to come on the day where additional exhibitions are organized. We came...More

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Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

Visited this museum with family and thoroughly enjoyed it. Different floors with different exhibits, very large exhibit on taxidermy so if you don't like looking at stuffed animals don't go!! Kids loved it, lots of interactive things to do for the children on each floor,...More

Thank Maxine H
Reviewed 6 January 2017

Easy to find, a five minutes walk from the old town. Very cheap tickets, less thatn a euro for school kids. Lots of stairs, as the exhibitions are on five floors. Our 8-9 years old kids easily spent almost two hours watching the development of...More

Thank Tuomas K
Reviewed 23 November 2016

There's pretty much to do with children. We were there with 5 and 9 year olds and spent many hours. Unfortunately most of the text is in Latvian, but even then there's much to see and do. Quite many interactive things. Kids liked it.

Thank 215Annika215
Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

A bit old-fashioned and i wish more of the information would have had English option as well. Old-fashioned but there was a lot to see for kids!

Thank Reetta H
Reviewed 1 August 2016

The museum was bit old-fashioned but worth a visit. The special exhibition on amber was modern and interactive, but the rest of the museum is more traditional. I found the entomology section most interesting and the marine life section most disappointing. The botany section was...More

Thank Ivo V
Reviewed 31 May 2016

Quite big museum it's a great way to spend some time when you are bored but if you have been to other nature museums only interesting thing there is amber exhibition.

Thank Diana L
Reviewed 9 April 2016 via mobile

Having paid just €1.14 (student) to get in I was really surprised with the quality of the museum. Lots of interactive exhibits for students. Most of the information was in Latvian with some simple cards of English nearby which makes it a bit difficult to...More

Thank James W
Reviewed 9 April 2016 via mobile

This natural history museum has about 5 levels of great exhibits. Each one is of a high quality and has lots of interactive things for children as well. It was also very reasonably priced at €1.14 (student). The only downside is all the displays are...More

Thank Jonny C
Reviewed 30 April 2015

Charming museum with lots of interactive stuff for the children. The exhibition about amber was really great. There's a lot of stuffed animals, and some of them are really old, but I find it quite charming. The tickets are really really cheap!

Thank Anja B
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