With kids

Riga Zoo

Riga Zoo (Riga Zoological Park) was opened in Riga's greenest district Mežaparks in 1912. During dozens of years, its collection was significantly supplemented, and now you'll meet there many interesting animals like lions, giraffes, kangaroos and coatis, visit the Tropical House and explore the underwater world. This is a great leisure site for adults and children since it is located by Lake Ķīšezers and surrounded by pine-trees.

Latvian Museum of Natural History

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

Laima chocolate museum

Chocolate making has always been wound in mystery. It is a difficult task finding someone who does not like chocolate. It is no surprise that people crave the opportunity to taste the best of Laima chocolates and to catch a glimpse behind the scenes of the wondrous chocolate making process.

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.

Multi-functional auto sport leisure and training complex 333

333 is a multi-functional auto sport leisure and training complex located just a short 20 minute drive from downtown Riga. The complex is open all throughout the year, where activities can be enjoyed also on a seasonal basis. This is paradise for those who love speed, adrenaline and active recreation!

Latvian Railway History Museum

Railway is the forerunner of civilisation and a life artery, as well as a friend to adventurers, offering people a way to attain their dreams. The importance of railway is inestimable, and the smell of railway is unmistakable. The Latvian Railway history Museum, established in 1990, invites you to explore the world of railways. An interesting feature of the museum is that it is situated near a functioning railway line.

The Botanical Garden of the University of Latvia

From February to April, azaleas in the hothouse; in spring, the magnificent magnolias; at the beginning of summer, banks of rhododendrons; in the heat of the summer, roses and peonies and in autumn, dahlias. From March to October, visitors can experience tropical exotica and walk amidst butterflies in the Tropical Butterfly House. The Botanical Garden of the University of Latvia blooms and blossoms throughout the year!

Playground of the downtown sports area

The 7,000 square meters large playground is the largest in Riga and is meant both for preschoolers and older kids.

Virtual Reality Arcade Riga

Get acquainted with virtual reality in a safe environment and under the tutelage of experiences instructors. Portāls Virtual Reality Arcade offers 50 different VR games and experiences - multi-player and up to six player games, VR escape room, games for children and simulators.

Fashion Museum

MUSEUM CLOSED UNTIL 1.07. The Fashion Museum offers visitors the opportunity to view unique outfits, clothing, costumes and accessories from the collection of the well-known fashion collector and historian Alexandre Vassiliev, and is one of the three largest private clothing collection in the world.

Science center ZINOO Rīga

CLOSED UNTIL THE STATE OF EMERGENCY HAS BEEN LIFTED. Curiosity is the key to the knowledge. Knowledge explains the wonders.Can we move objects without touching them? Find out how the small can look big and how the long can look short.

Lucavsala island

An island on the Daugava river, which only a few years ago was full of abandoned sheds, has become a popular place for bathing and recreation after the launch of renovation works. The Lucavsala park attracts children, those who prefer active recreation and other residents who want to enjoy nature while remaining close to the city centre.

Mežakaķis Park at Mežaparks

Climbing and crawling up the ropes, pulleys and spider-nets is a fine way to whip all inhibitions physically and mentally, and certainly, loads of fun. The place is Mežakaķis in Riga-Mežaparks, operating in summer months from May 1 to September 30.

Recreational park Rāmkalni

Recreational park Rāmkalni is located not far from Riga, offering a wide choice of active recreation opportunities – rodel track, boat rental, bicycle rental, and other services. The mountain skiing track is open in the winter. Rāmkalni also offers delicious meals at its restaurant and bistro.