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The only museum of traditional headware in the world. It contains exhibits from all over the world, including hats, bonnets, headbands, each of them having its own exciting story. The museum holds various events including children's birthday...more
The museum is in a private apartment in what felt like an old Soviet apartment block. The museum itself is the private collection of a Russian businessman. The collection spans Europe, Asia, and Africa. It includes some amazing examples of Headwear and footwear of the...More
We decided to visit this exhibition because it sounded like something fun for a Wednesday afternoon. We're glad we did because the quirky collection of hats gives a unique glimpse into many different cultures.
It is worth the walk out to the museum as you...More
KirillBabaev, Владелец at World of Hat Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 6 April 2018
Thanks a lot for these warm expressions! Glad you liked it, and come back again!
Actually I visited this place a long time ago, but it is still very fresh in my memory as I enjoyed my time there. Very interesting and cozy little museum. I really liked the hats from Africa, very educative. Moreover, I loved the 'try on...More
I just had a spare 1/2 hour to spend here so I could not ask a guide about the different stories of the varius hats but it was in any way very stimulating to look at so different examples of creativity and match them with...More
This is an excellent small collection that traces the hat in several continents. For any student of millinery it should be a must to see the varying types of workmanship on display from the fancy to the practical. I would certainly recommend a visit even...More
A different and exciting way to see the world. We had to search a bit to find it, bit when we arrived we were greeted by a very friendly host. The collection is intresting and fun, and im very glad to have found it
One of the best boutique museums in Riga! A great collection of cultural artifacts most of which seem really unique. The staff is helpful and knowledgeable,and the rooms are furnished with a taste of art. Good job and a great impression for both kids and...More