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Latvian War Museum

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The Latvian War Museum, which exhibited military memorabilia and objects. It has several rooms all... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
thomasozbun
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Vicenza, Italy
A very good FREE Museum

A very good collection of WWI and WWII uniforms and weapons. The early years are maybe not so well... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
RandomBlokeEssex2016
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Wickford, United Kingdom
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“several floors”(15 reviews)
“free lockers”(8 reviews)
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Smilshu iela 20, Riga 1050, Latvia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are interested in war history, especially the first and second world war this is the museum for you. There are a lot of machineguns and cannons in good condition to watch.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank kjpe02
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Latvian War Museum, which exhibited military memorabilia and objects. It has several rooms all with different periods.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank thomasozbun
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A very good collection of WWI and WWII uniforms and weapons. The early years are maybe not so well presented, some in English. Lots of scale models and things for the children. If you are into warfare and history it is definitely worth seeing.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank RandomBlokeEssex2016
Reviewed 12 January 2019

a very nice exhibition you get to know the history of the country during the 1st and 2nd world war and not only fully recommended

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Alexandros T
Reviewed 7 January 2019 via mobile

4 Star rating is because of the older exhibitions which are not in English and only in Latvian. Little books are available to read but it’s a pain, and these exhibitions (medieval period etc) aren’t as engaging or interesting. Furthermore, in the First World War...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank granz12
Reviewed 2 January 2019

War in the history of Latvia is a minefield literally! However the story is well told and you can follow the progress and emergence of Latvia in its own right through its violent war years.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Michael O
Reviewed 15 December 2018 via mobile

Stumbled across this free hidden gem, four floors of Latvian military history. The bottom floor dating the farthest back and the top floor more modern day history. A great insight and has something for everyone. It’d be worth paying for!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Charlieg88
Reviewed 9 December 2018

This was an eye opener and a must visit even for older children very graphically explaining the horrors of war. There were 4 floors with lift access superbly presented and arrowed directions. The visual impact immense. Sounds perfect. Free but donation boxes available. Lockers free...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank . G
Reviewed 9 December 2018

This was a great find - free admission and English guide books available through the four floors proving great details on Latvian war - there is a lift - cloakroom and dsecure lockers too

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Kristy-Lee D
Reviewed 8 December 2018

Very interesting Museum consists of gothic tower and modernistic building, close to medieval Wall, entrance is free

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Tomasz K
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