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Riga Ghetto and Latvian Holocaust Museum

Maskavas 14a, Riga, Latvia
+371 67 270 827
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My roots.

I may have a biased view of this museum because I came in search of answers about the fate of the... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Ann P
Washington DC, District of Columbia
Very informative

Small, but powerful museum dedicated to the Latvian victims of the Holocaust. There are some very... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Whitney G
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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Maskavas 14a, Riga, Latvia
+371 67 270 827
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Reviewed 5 days ago

I may have a biased view of this museum because I came in search of answers about the fate of the members of my parents' families who remained in Riga during the Holocaust. I discovered that those who were not shot immediately, (as I knew...More

Thank Ann P
Reviewed 1 week ago

Small, but powerful museum dedicated to the Latvian victims of the Holocaust. There are some very moving exhibits. It's free, but please donate!

Thank Whitney G
Reviewed 1 week ago

Definitely make a visit to the Ghetto & Holocaust Museum in Riga. It's free to walk through, though you can make donations, and they have some interesting and poignant exhibits. There is a house that gives an example of the conditions for the people that...More

Thank operaelm
Reviewed 1 week ago

this isn't a huge museum, but does very well at capturing the dark episode in human history, some elements are inside and some are outside, it is very difficult not to be overwhelmed with the personal stories of some of the families involved. if you...More

Thank eevilee
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Every name on the wall had a story. The artifacts from the ghetto send a chill through me. You can view a railcar that was used to transport Jews to their deaths. There is a small house on the site that shows how people lived....More

Thank Dee_in_DE
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It is great that people put so much work in building this museum and keep investigating this period and history. It is most worth seeing. Also the way of working how they have placed names and photos of People who sufferd during the holocaust in...More

Thank rshofman
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We felt this museum was well worth a visit, the presentation of the exhibitions were well done and struck a good balance between showing the horror of the atrocities and respecting the victims and their stories. In particular we felt the exhibition on the Armenian...More

1  Thank Sian W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

In the area of the Riga ghetto a memorial place has been built. It documents the horrors of this mass murder. Moreover, a small house shows the inhuman conditions under which people had to live here.

Thank nielshartgers
Reviewed 12 August 2017

We did the Ghetto back to front approach it from the river and it makes more sense as you walk round. A very interesting place and im trying to choose my words carefully as not to be blase or disrespectful about this quiet place. It...More

1  Thank Graham T
Reviewed 6 August 2017

Very depressing sight. However, it is worth visiting. The site is rich with information boards detailing all this history.. I even saw a railway carriage in which Jews were taken to the place from which they did not return.. God grant that it will never...More

2  Thank AnarGeissel
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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