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Riga Ghetto and Latvian Holocaust Museum

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A must for any visitor to Riga

Free museum. Visit in all weathers - standing in the rain or the hot sun reading the boards is part... read more

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sheffieldeats
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very moving, could not believe people could be so cruel.It is free but you can make a donation... read more

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Free museum. Visit in all weathers - standing in the rain or the hot sun reading the boards is part of a tiny insight into the past. We stood inside the railway carriage with the installation of silver birch trees and mirrors, and knew it...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

very moving, could not believe people could be so cruel.It is free but you can make a donation, which is well worth it.

Thank jillandbarry
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is an important museum , which has exhibitions related to the Jewish community in Riga and it's sad fate during WWII. I was looking forward to this visit , but found the display poorly organized , and most of it being outside , was...More

Thank mich-b_il
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is an essential part of the city history, smallarea, well presented, A lot of provocative material, leaves you plenty to think of. The Armenian section was enlightening but dreaful as it was so inhuman. Pleasant helpful staff. Donations only. Close to the river not...More

Thank Heather L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A great open air museum that reminds you of the horrors of WW2. Entry is free but there are donation boxes should you wish to donate. It is worth the visit.

Thank Daniel M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Not many Brits I expect realise just how much Latvia suffered at the hands of the aggressors in WWll. Not for the faint hearted, but great lesson to us all. Very well presented.

Thank goebelfred52
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

30-60 minutes of your time, absolutely free. It’s great that Latvia creates such museums which remind and remind us not to make these mistakes ever again.

Thank Dantete
Reviewed 15 July 2018 via mobile

I would reccomend visit this museum, it is a small museum, but it has alot of information. The museum is free, and the guy that works there is very helpfull and really want to help if you Wonder something. It’s a little walk from old...More

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Reviewed 13 July 2018 via mobile

I knew of Latvia’s very sad history in regards to the fate of a wonderful people. It’s strange that we say Jews prior to saying Latvian’s, these people were Latvian’s and their religious faith was Jewish. I have always refused to visit auschwitz and other...More

Thank Adegmelb
Reviewed 11 July 2018 via mobile

A visit here is a must. The museum is essentially an outdoor exhibit sharing the chilling story of an important part of Riga’s history. Very moving and a very important experience.

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FayeEdwards
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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
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