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Railway History Museum, Riga
(3.8/5 based on 110+ reviews on the web)
Browse through thousands of items related to railways at Railway History Museum. Established in 1990, the museum is located in a 19th-century repair house and features exhibits from 19th-century England to mid 20th-century Latvia. Tour the museum to see numerous types of trains and engines, and head outside to walk through numerous outdoor stations and view model collections. Learn about railway history through plaques and photos, and get a first-hand sense of life on the rails as you enter a locomotive cabin and old-fashioned waiting room or as you view an old Soviet prisoner car. Plan your visit to Railway History Museum and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Riga trip generator.
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  • 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 ins...  more »
  • 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 ...  more »
  • If you´re fond of railways, this is a must see. Both inside and outside. Most imposing russian locomotives and narrow gauge wagons.