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Latvian War Museum, Riga
(3/5 based on 380+ reviews on the web)
At Latvian War Museum learn about the political and military history of the country. Told through photographs and awards, the story of Latvia also unfolds through displays of weapons and objects that once belonged to the military. In addition to outlining the country's experience through two world wars, the museum provides exhibits from medieval times to the modern day. View uniforms and helmets used in battle or size up grenades of different powers and dimensions. Dioramas depict historic moments and give insight into the war experience. Tour the museum on your own or request a self-guided tour via your phone or the website. Our Riga travel itinerary planner makes visiting Latvian War Museum and other Riga attractions simple, and helps you make a travel plan personal to you.
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  • This museum was not recommended but I must say that I was even amazed!! For starters it's free ... rare and unique thing, is much bigger than one can imagine from the outside and inside there are still so many things to see! If you have the time and maybe on a cold day take a trip to this Museum!
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  • 2 hours was just not enough. It was an education. Latvia has had a turbulent last century, having been soviet on 2 separate occasions, ending in about 1991. The older population all look as though the...  more »
  • I don't look but the look is so thick and big gunpowder Tower is impressive. Thought a nice brick Tower.
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  • The historical heritage, the knowledgeable staff is a joy to visit. Also, a great master of nature of the photo exhibition.
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