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Riga Motor Museum

The Riga Motor Museum hosts the largest and the most modern antique vehicle collection in the Baltics. The museum exhibition is organized in a form of an exciting interactive story about unique vehicles, notable persons and the most significant events in the history of the automotive industry, complemented by modern multimedia technologies.

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Museum of the History of Riga and Navigation

This is the oldest public museum in Latvia and one of the oldest in Europe, the origin of which dates back to 1773.

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The Pauls Stradins museum of the history of medicine

The visitors can see the development of medical history from the times of ethno medicine till the mid 20th century in thematic or overview excursions, as well as enjoy a unique exhibition concerning outer biology and medicine.

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Riga Art Nouveau Centre

Rīga is one of the few European cities where Art Nouveau architecture, art and design objects have survived in great numbers. It is even called "the metropolis of Art Nouveau". There are 800 Art Nouveau buildings in Rīga, mostly located in the city's centre - particularly on Alberta Street. Riga Art Nouveau Centre can also be found on this street, in the former apartment of the renowned Latvian architect Konstantīns Pēkšēns, who lived and worked here till 1907 and designed this beautiful building.

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Latvian National Museum of Art

Latvian National Museum of Artis the most significant depository in the nation for works of art. Reopened in May 2016, the building itself has been upgraded, modernized but its majestic beauty from a long-gone era - preserved.

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Latvian War Museum

The Museum exposition reveals Latvia’s military political history with a special emphasis on the 20th century, a period during which the Latvian people had to fight to gain their independence on two occasions.

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Natural History Museum of Latvia

Come and see nature in the very heart of the city! The Natural History Museum of Latvia is a genuine oasis of nature in the middle of civilisation - in the centre of Riga.

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Latvian Ethnographic Open-air Museum

The Latvian Ethnographic Open-air Museum is one of the oldest open-air museums in Europe. Now its territory covers 87.66 hectares of forest on the banks of Lake Jugla. The museum displays 118 historic buildings from all Latvian regions - Kurzeme, Vidzeme, Zemgale and Latgale dating from the 17th century to the beginning of 1930s.

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Art Museum Riga Bourse

The Art Museum Riga Bourse is located in the historical centre of Riga and represents a new type of museums; the museum was opened in 2011. The museum offers to experience interrelation between East and West, as well as a dialogue between the classics and modernity. An important aspect of the new museum is harmony between the acquisition of knowledge and recreation, as well as the breaking down of barriers between various forms of culture.

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Museum of the Occupation of Latvia

The Museum reveals Latvia's history from 1940 until 1991, when occupations by both the Soviet Union and Nazi Germany were experienced.
THE MUSEUM HAS LEFT its permanent premises in the Square of Latvian Riflemen (Latviešu strēlnieku laukums 1) to temporary premises at 7 Raiņa Boulevard, where the temporary exposition may be viewed in four exposition halls.

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Riga Porcelain Museum

Porcelain - so sophisticated, luxurious and fragile, yet unimaginably different in the hands of inspired artists. The Riga Porcelain Museum unveils the exciting world of porcelain design development and manufacturing traditions from the middle of the 19th century until the 1990s and contemporary processes of porcelain art. The museum's collection consists of almost 8,000 objects.

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National History Museum of Latvia

The largest repository of assets related to the history of Latvia. The Museum was established in 1869 and has a stock of more than a million items – a unique collection of archaeological, ethnographic, numismatic, historic and artistic items. In the main exhibition, Latvia’s history is reflected from ancient times until the beginning of the 20th century.

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