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Riga Ghetto and Latvian Holocaust Museum

Maskavas 14a, Riga, Latvia
+371 67 270 827
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Such a sad witness to Latvia World War Two occupation years

This place we visited when we were in the area around the Riga Central Market. In fact, this Museum... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Oleg Y
Belgrade, Serbia
Interesting place but not advertised for some reason

We stumbled upon this when we visited the Panorama Visitor deck and market. Amazing how far these... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Maskavas 14a, Riga, Latvia
+371 67 270 827
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Reviewed 6 days ago

This place we visited when we were in the area around the Riga Central Market. In fact, this Museum of Holocaust in Latvia is more an outdoor monument with exhibits than an usual museum. First, there is a vast courtyard between Maskavas and Krasta streets,...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We stumbled upon this when we visited the Panorama Visitor deck and market. Amazing how far these unfortunate people were collected from 😡

1  Thank BigPaul9967
Reviewed 1 week ago

This museum is a sad indictment on the German invaders of this beautiful country. After being pillaged and plundered over the last 700 years by the Swedes, Fins, Russians,Poles, Germans and a few more, Latvians are most welcoming of visitors. Maybe because we came to...More

1  Thank Jack K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited on a cold, grey day which seemed appropriate for such a sombre exhibition. The museum was very well laid out and there was no shortage of well written information. We found it a very sobering reminder of the cruelty that can be inflicted....More

1  Thank Essextraveller52
Reviewed 15 October 2017

I always find it interesting to learn about the difference experiences of Jews in cities around Europe - this is a great exhibition and the room with the hanging light boxes is particularly moving.

1  Thank GWhitcroft
Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

Everybody are writing here that the museum is small, but very informative. To tell the truth, I'm not really sure about the second part. Comparing to other Holocaust museums, this one is not so great. Thinking about its tiny budget (seems like it's tiny), they...More

2  Thank Karina P
Reviewed 1 October 2017

We had a very interesting visit at the Riga Ghetto and Latvian Holocaust Museum. Definitely a place to stop by when visiting Riga to understand its historical background. Also very close to the market

1  Thank Thibaut A
Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

Small but powerful museum, detailing the life and death of Latvian jews. Free to enter. Donation appreciated. Knowledgable staff.

1  Thank Brede H
Reviewed 18 September 2017

I may have a biased view of this museum because I came in search of answers about the fate of the members of my parents' families who remained in Riga during the Holocaust. I discovered that those who were not shot immediately, (as I knew...More

2  Thank Ann P
Reviewed 16 September 2017

Small, but powerful museum dedicated to the Latvian victims of the Holocaust. There are some very moving exhibits. It's free, but please donate!

1  Thank Whitney G
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15 March 2015|
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Response from Albia-Newton | Reviewed this property |
I don't know - But if you look at the Museum Website it has details (as does the Riga Tourism Site). I think they are opem from about 1000 until 1700 if I remember correctly