Riga Ghetto and Latvian Holocaust Museum, Riga

(3.8/5 based on 190+ reviews on the web)
Riga Ghetto and Latvian Holocaust Museum tells the story of 70,000 people forced to live and work behind barbed wire, only to be tortured and massacred in the end. The museum outlines ghetto life between 1941 and 1943; here you'll observe photos of those who were held and walk the same alleys that they once walked. You'll also discover more about the volunteers who bravely struggled to help Jews escape the ghetto. At the tourist information center you can ask for a guided tour, which provides an in-depth history of the site, detailed descriptions, and clarifications of historical data. Note that the museum includes outdoor exhibits, so dress accordingly. Using our online itinerary creator, Riga attractions like Riga Ghetto and Latvian Holocaust Museum can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • I wanted to like this place and I may have been slightly put off as it was a wet day and there are no clear signs (as is the case in a lot of Riga) so we walked round in circles for a while I suspect ...  more »
  • Wrap up warm as its mostly outside and lots of reading but it was well worth it. Make sure to follow the boards in numerical order.  more »
  • There are information boards outside in this preserved area from when it was the Riga ghetto. Good information in Latvian, Russian and English. Many photos. When we were there a special exhibition roo...  more »