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Riga Ghetto and Latvian Holocaust Museum

Maskavas iela 14a, Riga 1050, Latvia
+371 67 270 827
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Like Auschwitz and other such places, this should be a must see for everyone...realise just what... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Warrington, United Kingdom
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We heard a lot about the tragic fate of the local jewish communities on the Baltics, in Vilnius as... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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Maskavas iela 14a, Riga 1050, Latvia
+371 67 270 827
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Like Auschwitz and other such places, this should be a must see for everyone...realise just what inhumanity is. Very moving long displays with the names of everyone deported to the Riga Ghetto. Not many survived. The train wagon very well presented. Most people know of...More

Thank Turtle5954
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We heard a lot about the tragic fate of the local jewish communities on the Baltics, in Vilnius as well, so we decided to visit this museum, actually strongly impressive, recommended to everybody who wants not to forget tha past.

Thank KirKBul77
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Impressive museum, definitely a place everyone should visit when in Riga. A huge and ancient community totally destroyed. Recommended to everyone.

Thank GerdNe
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A bit tricky to find, its near Stalin's Christmas Tree. Just walk from old Riga next to the River and it will be on your left. Some parts of the exhibition were being renovated, and about half of it is outside ... so not good...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great exhibit about the German occupation of Riga. Located right on the river not to far from the train station

Thank Andreas M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our trip to Latvia was focussed on research of family roots. These turned out to be in Lithuania. However, we first visited the Synagogue in Riga's Old Town, walked through the alleys and streets of the Ghetto and went to the Latvian Holocaust Museum, which...More

Thank Leona F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Although a small museum, it packed a punch. Very moving and well done history of the Jews and Gypsies of Riga and beyond. Recommended.

Thank bobben21
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Having been to the Corner House, or KGB Museum, I wanted to visit this museum also. It is set both indoors and outdoors and you visit a typical ghetto room, a rail truck in which thousands of Jews were transported to Riga and beyond and...More

Thank Janine B
Reviewed 19 December 2017

The history of the Riga ghetto and holocaust in Latvia was something I didn't know much about when I visited this museum. It's mostly an outdoor museum with some rooms indoors. You can visit it quickly just by walking it through but the best thing...More

Thank Sanna2888
Reviewed 8 December 2017

Located 5 mins walk from the market hangers, not well advertised, but the historical reality of Riga. Shocking and chilling to see how cruel we can be. You make your own way around but a guide is there and offered to show you around, but...More

Thank lisa2082017
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15 March 2015|
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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