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Railway History Museum

2/4 Uzvaras boulevard, Riga, Latvia
+371 67 232 849
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The first destination in Riga for RR fans

We are big fans of railways, so how to pass by such a great place in Riga? Recommended for all who... read more

Reviewed 23 April 2017
Vilnius, Lithuania
you have to like trains

again not a museum by uk standards and the york train museum it ois not - but if you like trains it... read more

Reviewed 30 January 2017
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2/4 Uzvaras boulevard, Riga, Latvia
+371 67 232 849
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Reviewed 23 April 2017

We are big fans of railways, so how to pass by such a great place in Riga? Recommended for all who is interested in railways - but why to review everything right here? Visit yourselves, and you will want to come back, and back, and...More

Thank Vytas81
Reviewed 30 January 2017

again not a museum by uk standards and the york train museum it ois not - but if you like trains it is easy to get to and not expensive - get some good photos here but not a lot of what there is

Thank j2tatum
Reviewed 17 December 2016

We were very disappointed with the museum. It wasnt signposted clearly and it wasnt too obvious where it was. the lady at the entrance was helpful but she was the only person we saw during our visit. The initial exhibition was good with lots of...More

Thank YorkieCumbria
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Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

We have visited Railway History museum recently with family. Interesting place. Lots of interactive stands describing the history of railway in Latvia. Real trains outside to watch. Something also inside the hall to see the train inside as well. The day we visited museum there...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 26 October 2016

This small museum has a large collection of engines and cars to explore outside as well as several interactive exhibits inside. My three year old and I enjoyed walking around all the cars and engines outside. We also enjoyed the indoor exhibits that I thought...More

1  Thank travlinmomz
Reviewed 1 October 2016

If you´re fond of railways, this is a must see. Both inside and outside. Most imposing russian locomotives and narrow gauge wagons.

Thank Medborgeren
Reviewed 13 September 2016

The railway museum has a good selection of diesel engines, many coaches and good wagons and two mainstream large Russian built steam locomotives. Indoors there are some good interactive displays and very good for kids.

Thank mfranks911
Reviewed 5 September 2016

Situated just past the new National Library across the river (tram n°4 from downtown Rīga), this museum may not be in a league with its equivalent in York (UK) but it is well worth a visit. They have a small but impressive collection of huge...More

Thank Tagg2244
Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

I think it's the only railway museum I have been to and I can think of. It has grown from last year and now it's bigger and more interesting. Worth a visit if you like trains as there is a lot to see.

Thank 19Ross85
Reviewed 4 August 2016

During rainy day we spend there few hours with our 4 years old boy. Many interesting interactive stuff, cheap tickets and fun.

1  Thank Tal R
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