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Lots od War memoribilia

This covers many years of war , fighting & the history of Latvia . It starts on the lower floor... read more

Reviewed 30 April 2018
Pat S
March, United Kingdom
Good museum with a nice tower

Worth a visit to find out about conflict in Latvia. The tower outside is also very impressive, so... read more

Reviewed 22 April 2018
David C
Walsall, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This museum is packed with more exhibits than you would expect. Unfortunately the majority of them are displayed only in Latvian. The exception was the exhibit on World War II. This one was very well done. The biggest downside of this museum was the “docents”...More

Thank Zosia B
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Very informative, the exhibition on the 1st world war is one of the best I have seen, there are translations in English. What was interesting was the impact the Russian revolution had on Latvia particularly on the army. It's a big museum lots of stairs,...More

Thank Peter L
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Museum is free, several expositions has only latvian description. On summer in this place are very hot

Thank Romienas
Reviewed 5 June 2018

Very good museum for visiting. Lots of things to see and to know about war periods in Latvia from the early 15-16 century to the Second World War. Very interesting exhibition of real pistols, real tommy guns, models of toy tanks, aircrafts and other cars.

Thank Constantine R
Reviewed 31 May 2018 via mobile

Great museum - free to visit! - on the history of war and wars in Latvia, from medieval times to present day. Even cooler, the museum is inside the Powder Tower, the only surviving medieval tower of the 28 originally present in Riga (think Tallin...More

Thank eagertraveller123
Reviewed 24 May 2018

this is tall and large it was for the people. you can walk buy it easy but watch you step .. the grounds a beautiful also not much but look.

Thank kitty37421
Reviewed 15 May 2018

My husband wanted to come here. Interesting in parts but not really my thing. Husband found it so so.

Thank colette d
Reviewed 30 April 2018

This covers many years of war , fighting & the history of Latvia . It starts on the lower floor and each level covers a different time zone , until the top floor which covers the more recent conflicts in Afghanistan . There are a...More

Thank Pat S
Reviewed 22 April 2018

Worth a visit to find out about conflict in Latvia. The tower outside is also very impressive, so makes it worth stopping by.

Thank David C
Reviewed 19 April 2018 via mobile

We were glad we walked past this place on our walk round Riga old town. We were on our way to the castle when we came across this wonderful museum. It's free entry when you go in you have to hang up your coats and...More

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