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“Nice place to visit”
Review of Sun Museum

Sun Museum
Ranked #61 of 231 things to do in Riga
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Owner description: The Europe’s only museum dedicated to the Sun is in Riga!There are no two similar nations or cultures in this world. However, the Sun is equally significant in many cultures around the globe, and people depict it in many different ways. We welcome you to the Museum of the Sun to see for yourself the diversity of ways how humans see the Sun!
Useful Information: Activities for older children, Lockers / storage, Stairs / lift, Activities for young children
Reviewed 2 July 2012

I really liked that this museum is small, cozy and not popular amongst tourists which makes it easy to enjoy. Museum has variety of suns and also very nice exhibition about sun with lots of information. Staff is very helpful and friendly. Workshop was also very enjoyable.

Thank Fenyo
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Reviewed 1 July 2012

If you are looking for a connection to Latvian culture or history, you may be disappointed (I was). They told me the owner brought a sun back from Portugal in the 1970s, started collecting suns after that, and opened a museum. I had thought the sun was somehow important to Latvia. Anyway, if you want to learn about the sun it's great, but I was disappointed.

1  Thank DanielleK723
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Reviewed 5 June 2012

The sun collection is a growing attraction. They have very nice posters explaining the sun and astronomy as you come in, unfortunately these are all in Latvian. The collection of suns is interesting, especially the cultural suns from different countries of the world. You receive a small plaster sun as a memento as partr of your entry fee.

Thank Carolyn M
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Reviewed 7 May 2012

It is a very cozy place that fills you with positive emotions and lifts up your mood. It's both educational and playful, concentrating and relaxing. It's really different from traditional museums but worth a visit.

Thank EleP
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Reviewed 19 April 2012

Beutifule place to visit, nice and competent stuf :) .. Very tasty tea, everybody should try it!

2  Thank Pedro P
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