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Riga Ghetto and Latvian Holocaust Museum

Maskavas iela 14a, Riga 1050, Latvia
+371 67 270 827
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This in the moscow disrict near renovated warehouses it is free and is well laid out.has the feel... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
syorksman
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This museum makes you think

This is a very worthwhile visit. Lots of reading to do on display boards, but it is so wortyh it... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
allanellon
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Maskavas iela 14a, Riga 1050, Latvia
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This in the moscow disrict near renovated warehouses it is free and is well laid out.has the feel that not everything completed but this doesnt detractfrom it. Very moving wall of rememberance andother exhibits. Well worth a trip.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a very worthwhile visit. Lots of reading to do on display boards, but it is so wortyh it, to learn about the inhumanity of man towards man and find out about the Riga Ghetto. There is no cost to enter this museum, although...More

Thank allanellon
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Reviewed 7 May 2018

A small and mostly outside museum, and not far from the old town. Some of the exhibits seemed a bit haphazard at first, and some were closed for renovation, but that didn't take anything away from the meaning behind the museum.

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Reviewed 22 April 2018

We enjoyed our visit here, although during the time we were there it was being rennovated so it was a little unclear what was open and what was closed. The museum is laid out in a numeric pattern. Unfortunately, the house was being used for...More

Thank David C
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Reviewed 20 April 2018

I was really moved by the site. In all the Baltic countries the tragedy of WW2 and the Holocaust looms large. It was sad to see the models of the synagogues that once stood in Latvia that were destroyed.

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Reviewed 18 April 2018

Small area with a possibility to see a piece of history in it. Mainly outside "museum" within walking distance from Riga bus station. There's also guided tour in area, but you can also just go and walk on your own. Free of charge.

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Reviewed 17 April 2018 via mobile

As always when visiting these museums we pause for thought. The majority of the information is outside on large boards with English translation. There is also a cattle carriage to give you at least some idea of what the people suffered. It was wet when...More

Thank Carole L
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Reviewed 15 April 2018 via mobile

The Jews in Latvia Museum is riveting, informative and moving. It is filled with photos and documents of many kinds detailing Jewish history in Latvia since the 1600s. The headphone commentary is highly detailed and very worthwhile. Also I was warmly welcomed by a member...More

Thank Lady C
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Reviewed 29 March 2018

For me this is a MUST see when in Riga. Brings the horror of the Riga ghetto and what happened in Latvia to live. Its harrowing and the room which has the history of the extermination of the Armenian Jews makes for horrible reading its...More

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Reviewed 19 March 2018

The Museum tells the tragic stories of our past. The Holocaust happened about 75 years ago, still there are living survivors, but we know so little about it and the nazi ghettos. The Museum is a Must-visit place, with documented facts and artefacts, including detailed...More

Thank gfeod
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FayeEdwards
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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
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