Memorial museums introduce personalities important to the cultural history of Latvia in their historical environment. By visiting these museums, it is possible to get acquainted with the development of the history of Latvian literature and culture through the point of view of a particular personality and their living space.
Rainis and Aspazija House-Museum
Rainis and Aspazija House-Museum forms a part of a significant area of wooden buildings in Riga’s centre. Both the two storey building fronting the road, as well as the single storey building behind it with a small inner courtyard, form an unusual cultural historical ensemble — the buildings were constructed in 1879.
Krišjānis Barons Museum
Those who are truly interested in heartfelt Latvian historical culture should definitely visit Krišjānis Barons Museum. Latvia and its nation cannot be imagined without their folk songs - dainas, which are inseparably connected with every person and saved from oblivion and brought honour to Krišjānis Barons (1835-1923).
Aleksandrs Čaks Memorial Apartment
The Aleksandrs Čaks Memorial Apartment is a place where one will encounter an authentic environment, created in a mundane yet artistic manner, that was once inhabited by a legend, the urbane Aleksandrs Čaks, considered the founder of modern Latvian poetry.