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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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  • Recommend to visit! In winter, it is better to view the exhibit inside the Museum. Various trolleys, engine in a cut, pribludy and prisposoby. The museum itself was pleasantly surprised, though he was there for the sake of temporary exhibitions of ART in RIGA.
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  • Passed by .... decided to look and not disappointed. Liked the different trains: various years, eras. ... Happy to ride on a steam train! By the way, was pleasantly surprised that it was possible to look inside the driver's cab, and even now all painted and removed, but still impressed by the work of people. Board-great for walks, for photos (especially in a large number of people).
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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 »