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Cultural history museums

Maps and rulers of Courland.
  • Jelgava Historical Museum

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 cultural-historical museums such as the Latvian National Museum of Art, the Museum of the History of Riga and Navigation, the Rundāle Palace Museum, the Saldus Janis Rozentāls Museum of History and Art, the More Museum of Battles, 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.

  • Museum collection contains many pieces telling visitors about life in the health resort from the end of the 19th century until today, the largest...
  • The Rundāle Palace is set amidst the fertile Zemgale Plains in the south of Latvia.
  • The main exhibition of the museum predominantly tells about the events of World War II in Kurzeme in 1944 and 1945.
  • 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. The...
  • The museum exhibits 559 various materials about the life and creative work of the artist. The museum complex consists of four buildings where the...
  • Āraiši Museum Park is a cultural historical monument situated in the Cēsis region. It consists of reconstructed buildings from the Stone and Bronze...
  • "Zvanītāji" is a house in Rucava, which was built at the end of the 19th century and has been ethnographically furnished, which now...
  • Mores Battle Museum has been created as a cultural, historical, educational and tourist site. It is located in the place where, during World War II...
  • Bauskas novadpētniecības un mākslas muzejs atrodas pilsētas senākās daļas centrā – Rātslaukumā pie dzīvākās satiksmes maģistrāles –...
  • The Latgale Culture and History Museum was established in 1959 as a branch of the Ludza Region Research Museum.