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Museum of Decorative Art and Design

Skarnu 10/20, Riga LV-1050, Latvia
+371 67 222 235
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The permanent exhibition was interesting and had some unusual art nouveau exhibits and some... read more

Reviewed 16 November 2017
via mobile
Well Done, Specialized Musuem

You must be Really into the decorative arts to appreciate this place, set in a nice older building... read more

Reviewed 13 August 2017
Film G
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Skarnu 10/20, Riga LV-1050, Latvia
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Reviewed 16 November 2017 via mobile

The permanent exhibition was interesting and had some unusual art nouveau exhibits and some beautiful textiles. Needed more labels though!

Thank Plattypuss52
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

You must be Really into the decorative arts to appreciate this place, set in a nice older building. Some practical, some whimsical items populate the open spaces, with a mix of tapestries, ceramics and you name it. A visit is 30 minutes, and you will...More

Thank Film G
Reviewed 13 July 2017

So this was an interesting museum and fun enough to potter around, but there was no information on what was on display or any background on it. As I had come from the fantastic temporary exhibit which had an abundance of information at it, it...More

Thank tanky
Reviewed 22 June 2017

This is a fairly large museum in a 13th Century structure. The works are of very high quality - ceramics, textiles, etc. The interior is renovated and tastefully so. Only two other visitors when we were there which is a shame given what an outstanding...More

Thank baywanderer
Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

Fantastic exhibition of Latvian craft & design. Had a great afternoon mooching around & admiring the beautiful collection of eclectic things they have here. Bargain entry at 5 euros & well worth a visit, so glad I came & immersed myself in an afternoon of...More

Thank BeeLopez
Reviewed 30 January 2017

There was the temporary display downstairs of lots of gowns, hats and women's clothing from the 1920's which was very nicely done. But what blew me away was the quality and the variety of the wood, leather, ceramic and metal pieces done in wonderful art...More

1  Thank DougS51
Reviewed 5 January 2017

At first, this museum have very nice location between St.Peter and Konvent court in the heart of Old Riga. Second, this museum have very compact and very informative collection of Latvian decorative art. Latvian ceramics and textiles from 20th century are excellent also in the...More

Thank Fricis A
Reviewed 26 November 2016

Fabulous exhibition on 70s decorative art on at the moment which we thorough enjoyed. So much talent and colour displayed in a wonderfully accessible way. Loved it.

Thank CityVisitor01
Reviewed 9 November 2016

Spent about 1.5 hours here on a wet afternoon and was surprised how interesting and modern some of the exhibits were. There is a very small shop area and we did not see tea/coffee facilities. Not a lot of information below each exhibit which was...More

Thank Natasha J
Reviewed 10 October 2016

The Latvian museum of decorative art and design is worth a visit by any art lover. This small museum, does not seem to be popular among the locals or the tourists, for no good reason. Amazing exhibits of creative Latvian designs through the ages and...More

Thank Achitofel
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