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Riga Ghetto and Latvian Holocaust Museum

Maskavas iela 14a, Riga 1050, Latvia
+371 67 270 827
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A largely outdoor museum (dress accordingly), with some thought provoking exhibits. The museum is... read more

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Maskavas iela 14a, Riga 1050, Latvia
+371 67 270 827
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Reviewed yesterday

A largely outdoor museum (dress accordingly), with some thought provoking exhibits. The museum is free of charge but donation boxes are scattered around the site. Leaves you full of emotion.

Thank Ellen170
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Found this exhibition via tripadvisor - it’s not included on a number of the tourist maps and is located beyond the Central market near the river, not far from the Latvian Academy of sciences building / panorama viewing platform It’s not too far to walk...More

Thank John T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Like Auschwitz and other such places, this should be a must see for everyone...realise just what inhumanity is. Very moving long displays with the names of everyone deported to the Riga Ghetto. Not many survived. The train wagon very well presented. Most people know of...More

Thank Turtle5954
Reviewed 1 January 2018

We heard a lot about the tragic fate of the local jewish communities on the Baltics, in Vilnius as well, so we decided to visit this museum, actually strongly impressive, recommended to everybody who wants not to forget tha past.

Thank KirKBul77
Reviewed 30 December 2017

Impressive museum, definitely a place everyone should visit when in Riga. A huge and ancient community totally destroyed. Recommended to everyone.

Thank GerdNe
Reviewed 26 December 2017

A bit tricky to find, its near Stalin's Christmas Tree. Just walk from old Riga next to the River and it will be on your left. Some parts of the exhibition were being renovated, and about half of it is outside ... so not good...More

1  Thank Paul S
Reviewed 26 December 2017

Great exhibit about the German occupation of Riga. Located right on the river not to far from the train station

Thank Andreas M
Reviewed 22 December 2017

Our trip to Latvia was focussed on research of family roots. These turned out to be in Lithuania. However, we first visited the Synagogue in Riga's Old Town, walked through the alleys and streets of the Ghetto and went to the Latvian Holocaust Museum, which...More

Thank Leona F
Reviewed 21 December 2017

Although a small museum, it packed a punch. Very moving and well done history of the Jews and Gypsies of Riga and beyond. Recommended.

Thank bobben21
Reviewed 19 December 2017

Having been to the Corner House, or KGB Museum, I wanted to visit this museum also. It is set both indoors and outdoors and you visit a typical ghetto room, a rail truck in which thousands of Jews were transported to Riga and beyond and...More

Thank Janine B
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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