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World of Hat Museum

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Amazing collection of hats

The museum is small and it stayed in a private apartment.It contain largest collections of... read more

Reviewed September 3, 2018
Kuwait City, Kuwait
Loved it!

Amazing and very educational museum! Me and my husband, we loved it! The lady in the front, her... read more

Reviewed August 22, 2018
Sandra O
Silver Spring, Maryland
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  • Average5%
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  • Terrible1%
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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...more
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Vilandes iela 7, Riga 1010, Latvia
+371 20 620 600
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Reviewed September 3, 2018

The museum is small and it stayed in a private apartment.It contain largest collections of ethnic and traditional headgear in the world.In my view it cool museum and worth visit for fun and educational purpose.It is great chance to see unique item.100 % I will...More

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Reviewed August 22, 2018

Amazing and very educational museum! Me and my husband, we loved it! The lady in the front, her name was Parsla was very kind, pleasant and very knowledgeable. I hope we can go back and we would recommend to all our friends when they visit...More

Thank Sandra O
Reviewed August 5, 2018 via mobile

The museum is in a private apartment in what felt like an old Soviet apartment block. The museum itself is the private collection of a Russian businessman. The collection spans Europe, Asia, and Africa. It includes some amazing examples of Headwear and footwear of the...More

Thank ggold113
Reviewed April 4, 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!

Thank Shane T
Reviewed April 4, 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 April 6, 2018

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

Reviewed October 10, 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

Thank Victoria K
Reviewed August 3, 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

Thank roseglobe
Reviewed July 28, 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!

Thank BenK3024
Reviewed June 26, 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

Thank c_wicks234
Reviewed April 15, 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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