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World of Hat Museum

Vilandes iela 7, Riga 1010, Latvia
+371 20 620 600
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Unique & Excellent

Definitely check this out! Well presented, informative, good atmosphere and well worth it for... read more

Reviewed 5 April 2018
Shane T
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A unique museum

We decided to visit this exhibition because it sounded like something fun for a Wednesday... read more

Reviewed 5 April 2018
Curious38
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The only museum of traditional headware in the world. It contains exhibits from all over the world, including hats, bonnets, headbands, each of them having its own exciting story. The museum holds various events including children's birthday parties, wedding and corporate celebrations, master classes and lectures.
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  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Vilandes iela 7, Riga 1010, Latvia
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Reviewed 5 April 2018 via mobile

Definitely check this out! Well presented, informative, good atmosphere and well worth it for such a unique experience. The lady on the desk was really friendly and welcoming too!

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Reviewed 5 April 2018 via mobile

We decided to visit this exhibition because it sounded like something fun for a Wednesday afternoon. We're glad we did because the quirky collection of hats gives a unique glimpse into many different cultures. It is worth the walk out to the museum as you...More

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KirillBabaev, Владелец at World of Hat Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 6 April 2018

Thanks a lot for these warm expressions! Glad you liked it, and come back again!

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Reviewed 11 October 2017

Actually I visited this place a long time ago, but it is still very fresh in my memory as I enjoyed my time there. Very interesting and cozy little museum. I really liked the hats from Africa, very educative. Moreover, I loved the 'try on...More

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Reviewed 4 August 2017

I just had a spare 1/2 hour to spend here so I could not ask a guide about the different stories of the varius hats but it was in any way very stimulating to look at so different examples of creativity and match them with...More

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Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

Well worth a visit for hat lovers and those with an interest in countries and cultures, I had a spiffing visit. Hundreds of hats on show!

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Reviewed 26 June 2017 via mobile

This is an excellent small collection that traces the hat in several continents. For any student of millinery it should be a must to see the varying types of workmanship on display from the fancy to the practical. I would certainly recommend a visit even...More

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Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

A different and exciting way to see the world. We had to search a bit to find it, bit when we arrived we were greeted by a very friendly host. The collection is intresting and fun, and im very glad to have found it

Thank Frieda N
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Reviewed 8 April 2017

One of the best boutique museums in Riga! A great collection of cultural artifacts most of which seem really unique. The staff is helpful and knowledgeable,and the rooms are furnished with a taste of art. Good job and a great impression for both kids and...More

Thank Anastasia L
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Reviewed 2 April 2017

Great place to visit, clearly the most exciting museum of Riga. Cultures of the World are passing by as you pass the rooms filled with headware and antiques of all kinds. Thank you!

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KirillBabaev, Владелец at World of Hat Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 April 2017

Thanks for the review, we are indeed trying to make our place an exciting venue!

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Reviewed 31 March 2017

Having read some pretty enthusiastic reviews of the World of Hat Museum on Trip Adviser we thought "we need to check this out; no way can a hat museum be this good". Boy were we wrong! At this fantastic little museum you'll find hundreds of...More

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KirillBabaev, Владелец at World of Hat Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 April 2017

Thank you for your kind review, we are happy we could serve you well! Welcome again!

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