The Ethnographic Open-Air Museum of Latvia

When entering the tiny Latvia of the former times that hides unobtrusively behind the pine forest at Lake Jugla, don’t strive to perceive it as a reality for it was a reality only to those from long ago. But the objects, structures, and households still continue to exist. You, a visitor and a stranger, will be rewarded with the intimacy of these treasures of our predecessors. This feeling, without any reminiscence of contemporary man, may be vague, imperfect or too subjective though nursed by many and winnowed by time.

Contacts

  • Entrance: Brivdabas street 21, Riga, LV-1024
    Administration: Bonaventuras street 10, Riga LV-1024
  • 67994106; Booking office : 67994515
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Working hours

During the Summer season (May 1st – September 30th) museum is open daily 10.00-20.00 (tickets can be purchased till 19.00).

From December 21, 2020 all museum's interior expositions are temporary closed, the museum's outdoor area is still open to visitors.

During the Winter season museum is open daily 10.00-17.00 (tickets can be purchased till 16.00).

In February and March the museum is open from Wednesday till Sunday.

The museum is closed on January 1st; June 23rd and 24th; November 18th; December 24th, 25th and 31st.

It is mandatory to wear a facemask while visiting the indoor spaces at the Museum!


Properties:

Registration number 90000053011
The Treasury (Valsts kase), bank code: TRELLV22
Account number: LV08TREL2220638004000

The Ethnographic Open-Air Museum of Latvia

The Ethnographic Open-Air Museum of Latvia

The Ethnographic Open-Air Museum of Latvia is one of the oldest outdoor museums in Europe. It was founded in Riga in 1924.

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Museum "Vēveri"

Museum "Vēveri"

The Ethnographic Open-Air Museum of Latvia has in situ museum located in hilly district of Vecpieblaga, it is called "Vēveri".

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Fisherman farmstead "Vītolnieki"

Fisherman farmstead "Vītolnieki"

The Ethnographic Open-Air Museum of Latvia has in situ museum - fisherman’s homestead, located in Rucava, Pape, it is called "Vītolnieki".

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