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"Open Air Ethnographic Museum" Latvian Ethnographic Open Air Museum Tip by cheekymarieh


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This is a vast museum set in acres of countryside. There are lots of fascinatining wooden buildings which illustrate how life used to be in Riga. We happily spent the whole day there wandering in and out of the various churches, farms, country houses, windmills etc. There is also a little fishing village. You can view local crafts and ways of life being carried out by the craftsmen. Everything feels like you are stepping back in time.

While you are there you can also sample some of the local food and drink.

Admission fee: 1Ls
Open: 10am to 5pm

Address: Brîvîbas gatve 440
Directions: Bus No.1 goes from the corner of Merkela and Terbatas to the Brivdabas muzejs stop. It took us about 40 minutes to get there as the traffic was heavy leaving the centre.
Phone: 799 45 15

Review Helpfulness: 3.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Updated Apr 4, 2011
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