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Latvian National Museum of Art

The collection of the largest art museum in Latvia comprises more than 52 thousand works by Baltic and Russian painters and sculptors.

The museum regularly offers various temporary exhibitions.

Its visitors can take special educational programmes and tours guided by museum employees.

Museum offers

The ‘19—20 Century Latvian Art’ offers a view on the entire history of Latvian art in 19 and 20 centuries. The exhibition includes the masterpieces of the founders of the Latvian national painting school — Vilhelms Purvītis, Jānis Rozentāls, Johans Valters.

The new exhibit hall is located underground, offering temporary exhibitions on current themes.

Look at Riga from the roof terrace

The two roof terraces of the museum will become a special surprise for its visitors. The terraces can be accessed during the working hours of the museum by those who buy the all-inclusive museum ticket, or the ticket to the permanent exhibition.

Museum building

The building of the Latvian National Museum of Art is a national architectural monument and is one of the most impressive historical buildings within the Riga avenue circle.

The main building of the Latvian National Museum of Art is the first building constructed specifically for a museum in the Baltics. It was designed by the Baltic German architect Wilhelm Neiman in 1905. Its majestic facade is made in the Baroque and Classicism style.

View the branches of the Latvian National Museum of Art

Tourism Object Services: 
Cafe
Souvenirs
Guide service available
Coordinates:
56.955826, 24.113133
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Last updated: 
15.06.2016