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Zanis Lipke Memorial

Mazais Balasta dambis 8 | Mazais Balasta dambis 8, Riga 1048, Latvia
+371 67 202 539
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modern!

Great architecture. Great location. Great, informative, interesting experience. Definitely take a... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Māra B
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Riga, Latvia
Sombre and moving memorial

I found this museum tucked away along a cobbled lane at Kipsala, a UNESCO world heritage site. It... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Carol G
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Dumbarton, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent84%
  • Very good13%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
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“audio guide” (8 reviews)
“their lives” (3 reviews)
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
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Mazais Balasta dambis 8 | Mazais Balasta dambis 8, Riga 1048, Latvia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great architecture. Great location. Great, informative, interesting experience. Definitely take a guided tour!

Thank Māra B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I found this museum tucked away along a cobbled lane at Kipsala, a UNESCO world heritage site. It is a memorial to a local man who built a cellar below his woodshed to hide Latvian Jews during the holocaust. I came across it by chance,...More

Thank Carol G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visit was very special to learn about a man who together with his family and others help, risked his life to save and hide Jews and others targeted by the Nazis. The small (but modern) museum is short enough to finish in an hour if...More

1  Thank love2travelroadtrip
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our tour guide recommended this a s a hidden gem in Riga. A bit of walking from the city (20-30 mins) of a taxi ride (~7€) away. If you walk you get a great view from the bridges, and get to see Kipsala a bit...More

Thank Scarlett_Explorer
Reviewed 14 July 2017

Very interesting museum with a great audioguide. Very well made and unique style. Definitely worth visiting.

Thank KatDodo
Reviewed 12 July 2017

Museum is situated in Kipsala. way to museum is marked nevertheless you should make some efforts to find it. One you have found it its best museum i have visited in Riga in terms of its modern architecture and materials you will get to see

Thank Andra362
Reviewed 28 June 2017

There is a small black signpost on the street next to the indoor pool building that can easily be missed. Well worth the visit!

Thank Adventurers049
Reviewed 13 June 2017

This museum is worth the walk across the river to learn the incredible story of Zanis Lipke. The museum is fantastic would highly recommend. We were sad that we were the only people there when we visited, it deserves a lot of visitors.

Thank Maclean93
Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

Hidden away, this museum is one of Rigas best! Definitely worth the walk over the bridge from the old town. The museum tells the interesting story of Lipke and his family, and how they saved several jews during WW2. The whole setting of the museum...More

Thank kristgard
Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

Definitely one of the must sees in Riga. Important history and the museum is really fitting to the story. It was free but they take donations so bring cash.

Thank Ina T
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