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Museums in Latvia
|Museums in Latvia|
The National History museum of Latvia stores the biggest collection of archaeological, ethnographical and numismatic items of Latvian history. Here, inside the Riga Castle, visitors can find explanations for almost all historical movements made by Latvian people.
It’s impossible to convey the pain and suffer of people which outlived 1940-1991 Soviet and German Occupation. Occupation museum holds a great exhibition of facts about dark times of Latvians with the flashes of hope.
Museum of the History of Riga and Navigation holds a perfect collection of items since 18th century and is the oldest one in the Baltic countries.
Riga Aviation museum is located in Rigas` international airport territory. Its` unique collection of aircrafts is one of the biggest in Europe and the only one in Baltic countries.
Riga Film museum is located in Riga Old town in narrow Pietava street. With excellent collection of about 70.000 exhibits Riga Film Museum provides perfect acquaintance with history of Latvian and international Cinema.
Preili Doll museum is located in Preili - Latgalia region. Great collection of handmade dolls and hand made fairy costumes will impress every visitor of this small cosy museum.
Liepaja museum is located in the port city Liepaja. Passing the exhibition halls you will be acquainted with Liepaja`s history from the Stone Ages until an independence of Latvia in 1991.
Jurmala City Museum displays a collection of local swimming, resting and fishing traditions in Jurmala since the 18th century.
Ethnographic Open-Air Museum is the largest museum of this kind in Latvia and one of the oldest in Europe. Not only does it display historical artefacts but also the authentic ancient buildings.