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Rīga Motor Museum
Rīga Motor Museum was established on 22 April 1989 on initiative of the Latvian Antique Automobile Club. The Museum collects, preserves, explores, restores and popularises antique vehicles as a part of the Latvian and world industrial heritage and material culture.
The museum has been certified and operates under the supervision of the Ministry of Transport of the Republic of Latvia. It is a member of the International Association of Transport and Communications Museums, Latvian Museum Association and Latvian Transport Development and Education Association. The Museum is located in a building constructed especially for its needs and designed by architect V. Valgums. Rīga Motor Museum is included in the list of cultural objects of national importance.
People really enjoy antique motor vehicle rallies, of which Melngalvju Rally, and Rīga Retro, an annual meet of antique motor vehicles, are the most popular ones.
Any activity involving museum items will be possible upon receiving consent from corresponding institutions of the Ministry of Culture only.
Rīga Motor Museum is a research and educational institution functioning both in Latvian and international professional environment and available to the public. The Museum collects, preserves, explores, restores and popularises antique vehicles, as well as educates everyone in road safety.