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Latvian Ethnographic Open Air Museum

Brivibas gatve 440, Riga 1024, Latvia
7994106
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“pine forest” (15 reviews)
“rural life” (5 reviews)
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Brivibas gatve 440, Riga 1024, Latvia
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"pine forest"
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"farm buildings"
in 5 reviews
"rural life"
in 5 reviews
"large site"
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"large lake"
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"step back in time"
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"living history"
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"fascinating place"
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"nice walk"
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"three hours"
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"sunny day"
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"old church"
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"central riga"
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"latvian history"
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"walk around"
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a huge folk museum. So much to see. Probably best to go at the weekend when all the properties are open. It is worth getting the guide book because it is very good and you can’t take it all in in one visit....More

Thank David A
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful weather added to a great day out. Quite a bit of walking but really nice scenery makes it worth it. Didn't learn all that much if I'm being honest but an interesting day out & very cheap & easy to reach from Riga using...More

Thank Ryan T
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Needs to be done in fine weather but we’ll worth a visit to get away from the crowds and commercialisation of the city. Craftsmen and women in costume demonstrated their skills and had handmade items for sale. Need to spend st least 4 hours there....More

Thank Suejandi
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Reviewed April 6, 2018

The museum is located on the outskirts of Riga. Arrive by taking bus No 1 from center, which stops right by the museum entrance (we took the tram No 1 by mistake, which only stops 3 km from the museum, so we walked there on...More

6  Thank StormXBorn
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Reviewed April 1, 2018 via mobile

It was not a good weather on Easter time and we decided to go there to have a walk among the trees and ancient villages. Today was entertaining with hand made market where you can buy either food and non-food goods. Children's can go for...More

Thank Павел Р
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Reviewed March 29, 2018

Travelling out to this museum in mid March one thing is guaranteed you are going to have the place pretty much to yourself!!! Getting the bus (number1) out the city is easy and it drops you at the top of the road to the museum....More

Thank kingdomDublin
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Reviewed March 11, 2018

Located about 1/2 hour outside Riga. Started in 1924 and covers 213 acres of forest land. Over 100 buildings from Latvia's different regions were transported here to preserve examples of rural life. Our group had lunch here served in an old inn. The food was...More

4  Thank Wesley C
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Reviewed February 11, 2018

Well, because my husband and I are mad(!), we went to the museum in February, during -8 weather, snow and ice! :) We were the only ones there! Main pathways were still well gritted and plowed. The snow gave the museum buildings a Christmasy feel...More

Thank keccleston48
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Reviewed February 2, 2018

A really well designed and interesting place to go. Getting there by bus was easy. It was well described. I'm going to go again

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Reviewed December 23, 2017

Went with a group of parents and kids - lots of fun and a good walk. Pretty, interesting, and not too expensive at 4.00 Euros per family.

Thank Stephen H
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Traveling_Polymath
August 16, 2017|
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Response from lonewolf44 | Reviewed this property |
No - but there is a cafe bar at the entrance who might help if you ask them. Alternatively you could leave them at Riga railway station as they assuredly do have left luggage.
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Charlette H
January 24, 2017|
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Response from lonewolf44 | Reviewed this property |
It depends when you arrive! In summer it stays open till 20:00 but most of the buildings close at 17:00 - so between 17:00-20:00 admission is 1.5 euros but up until 17:00 it is 7 euros (with concessions for children... More
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rlvrabel
January 18, 2017|
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Response from Candice M | Reviewed this property |
Reviewing the website is my recommendation as well
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