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Jurmala Open Air Museum
Jurmala Open Air Museum is located in pine forest, near river Lielupe. It is a 19th century fisherman's farmstead with old, characteristic buildings – the dwelling house, the cart-house with a barn, a net shed, a shed for curing fish, a bathhouse, and other buildings. Almost 2000 exhibits display a life of fishermans in Jurmala in 19th and 20th century.
Exhibitions and tours
The museum also has a collection of anchors and fishing boats, rope making workshop - the largest collection of ropes in Latvia. Museum organises tours by prior arrangement, including tastings of smoked fish and Latvian beer.
Try your hand at making ropes and patching nets.
A special program for newlyweds is offered.
Museum is situated in the territory of Ragakāpa Nature Park. it was established in 1970. Buildings in this museum are from ancient fisherman's villages.