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Cultural history museums

Latvia can hold its own in terms of culture and art when compared to the world’s largest countries. You  can become convinced of this after visiting museums such as the Latvian National Museum of Art, the Museum of the History of Riga and Navigation, the Rundāle Palace Museum, the Āraiši Archeological Museum Park, the Daugava Museum and others.

One can see interesting collections of applied art at regional studios and art museums in exhibitions of textiles, ceramics, decorative glass, leather, wood, metal and design.

Craftswoman sewing Latvian ornaments.
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Latvian Open-Air Ethnographic Museum in Riga

Leisurely walks, skiing in winter, putting yourself in the lives of ancient Latvian farmers and fishermen, discovering the bathhouses used...
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Jurmala City Museum

Museum collection contains many pieces telling visitors about life in the health resort from the end of the 19th century until today, the...
Rundāle Palace and Museum
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Rundāle Palace and Museum

The Rundāle Palace is set amidst the fertile Zemgale Plains in the south of Latvia. Most of the interior decorations were created between...
Daugavas Muzejs
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Daugava Museum

An interesting visit to a museum can be united with a picnic on Dole Island by visiting the Daugava Museum, at the gateway to the Riga HPP...

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Last updated: 
26.01.2015