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Museum of Riga's History and Navigation

Palasta iela 4, Riga 1050, Latvia
+371 67 356 676
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Unfortunate encounter

This could perhaps have been an interesting museum but unfortunately we only saw what was on the... read more

Reviewed 13 December 2017
Alyson C
Glasgow, United Kingdom
via mobile

They do have some very interesting things on display but no English explanations except in a book... read more

Reviewed 11 December 2017
Hilary B
Telford, United Kingdom
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Palasta iela 4, Riga 1050, Latvia
+371 67 356 676
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Reviewed 13 December 2017 via mobile

This could perhaps have been an interesting museum but unfortunately we only saw what was on the ground floor because of a truly vile old woman who I assume works there. On entering the museum (free admission) there was no one to greet us or...More

Thank Alyson C
Reviewed 11 December 2017

They do have some very interesting things on display but no English explanations except in a book that tells you what is in that room. It takes too long to find the bit that you want to know about an item that has caught your...More

Thank Hilary B
Reviewed 2 December 2017

You are directed to start the tour of the museum at the top and work down. Unfortunately the navigation history is the last and I was tired by then. I would advise stating at the navigation first. Plenty to see and to find informationabout the...More

Thank Louise L
Reviewed 27 November 2017

The museum itself provides a lot of artefacts, information is only available on folders in every room. I would totally recommend to take a tour guide (costs 15€ for an English tour).

Thank Philipp V
Reviewed 28 October 2017

I was so happy that we came to this museum first. This was a perfect introduction to Latvia from the very beginning to present. We saw five other museums after this one and I got the history in the order and then fine tuned the...More

Thank 7wonderstraveler
Reviewed 26 October 2017 via mobile

If you do not know Latvian, it is a waste of time and money to see this oldfashioned museum, where the information is in Latvian. English information sheets can be had on the entrance to each room, but it Getafe tiresome that you have to...More

Thank Birte L
Reviewed 22 October 2017

Everything you need to know about Riga superbly presented in a beautiful old building. Good explanations throughout.

Thank John and Mauree... O
Reviewed 8 October 2017

This museum charts the importance of seafaring to Riga, there is an impressive collection of model ships of vessels over 1000 years, there are also some very interesting archeological finds including weapons and tools

Thank a24681359
Reviewed 26 September 2017

The museum provides a wealth of fascinating information and facts about the city and the country. Well worth a visit.

Thank 2016_jeni
Reviewed 29 August 2017

Here you will find out about how the Hanseatic league came to be. Before premiership football in the fifteenth century the central European tribes around the Baltic sea had a football league. It was called the Hanseatic League after the term Hansa which means guild.

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