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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.

Tourism Object Services: 
Activities for children
Guide service available
Slow food
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