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Latvian War Museum

Smilshu iela 20, Riga 1050, Latvia
722 81 47
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History of War

On our latest visit to Riga , june 2017 we visited this lovely museum! It was free of... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Maher E
Orebro, Sweden
Not the most stimulating museum

Where they have modernised the display it was more interesting, most of it was old fashioned and a... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Crewe, United Kingdom
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Smilshu iela 20, Riga 1050, Latvia
722 81 47
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Reviewed 3 days ago

On our latest visit to Riga , june 2017 we visited this lovely museum! It was free of charge and the main focus of the museum was Latvia modern history and the stories of the WW1 and WWII and a little bit about the Russian...More

Thank Maher E
Reviewed 4 days ago

Where they have modernised the display it was more interesting, most of it was old fashioned and a bit dull. Will pass the time on a wet day as its free.

Thank Achnerm
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Museum about all wars that were in Latvia very informative, a lot of materials, evidence, bombs, medals, posters, books and etc... about war I, war II and before. but read between the lines about occupation, holocaust and world war II

Thank Yakov S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This museum takes you through the ages of Latvian war from 9th century right up until WW2 and soviet occupation. The tower itself is pretty impressive, you get to walk into the tower as they have used it to full capacity to display all the...More

Thank GreekBouflets
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On our last morning in Riga it was very cold and we had walked past the Powder Tower before, so we went into the War Museum. Entry was free and we were told there were 3 floors open (I think). Some of these had recently...More

Thank Roger V
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went on the off chance to the Latvian War Museum and pleased we did. It's free entry (donations) and set on several floors covering medieval times through to the present day. The museum is an unexpected gem of a place - well worth a couple...More

Thank Graham_Derby
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

An introduction to Latvian history for us. The exhibition, spread over several floors, showed how this country has come through various conflicts.

1  Thank Barbara M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It's a very interesting museum. Shows the history of the Latvian from war point of view. Most descriptions are in Latvian, so don't expect to read in English or another language. That's an opportunity for the museum.

Thank Oscar C
Reviewed 14 May 2017

We found the Latvian War Museum very interesting and what shocked us was the number of things too see inside for free!! You don't have to pay anything to visit all floors of the Museum - you just have to leave jackets and backpacks downstairs...More

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Thank Ewa S
Reviewed 25 April 2017

This was an old building which was originally built to store arms and ammunition for the soldiers during the war. It has been restored and houses the museum now. It is one of the monuments to cover on the walking tour of Old town.

Thank Priya_T
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