Latvian Ethnographic Open Air Museum, Riga

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Learn about the lives of ancient farmers and fishermen at Latvian Ethnographic Open Air Museum. The museum features 118 buildings--including village houses, ancient bathhouses, and buildings representing different crafts--as well as 114,000 items. You can do everything from taste the traditional food to forge your own jewelry. The site provides a nice chance to explore rural life characteristic of the 17th through mid-20th centuries. To visit Latvian Ethnographic Open Air Museum on your trip to Riga, use our Riga trip planner.
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  • Do not go in Winter. Although the entry fee is reduced to 2EUR, it's somehow still not worth it. Only 2 buildings were open, and in the second one, we were made to feel unwelcome. Other than that... 
    Do not go in Winter. Although the entry fee is reduced to 2EUR, it's somehow still not worth it. Only 2 buildings were open, and in the second one, we were made to feel unwelcome. Other than that...  more »
  • This vast open-air museum is located just outside Riga and can be reached via bus #1 from city center in 45 minutes. Entrance fee is 4 EUR. The place is divided in four (4) sections, each one... 
    This vast open-air museum is located just outside Riga and can be reached via bus #1 from city center in 45 minutes. Entrance fee is 4 EUR. The place is divided in four (4) sections, each one...  more »
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  • One of the most beautiful open air musem I have ever been. You feel like its some village everything is natural. Really glad to be there after 9 years. Recommend that if you are in Riga. (There is also direct bus from city center)
  • Huge area to explore, it will take atleast 3 hours to see everything. Suggest to take guide service.

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