Riga Ghetto and Latvian Holocaust Museum, Riga
(3.7/5 based on 180+ 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 liked the Museum. For our family Holocaust is very important and I want to say a big thank you to the creators of the Museum for a huge labor-made great technical and emotional work. Everything discussed honestly-and about the cruelty and the stunning examples of life-saving people ... Many interesting parallels and exciting, almost detective stories. The Museum is the gate of the time, a fragment of a fence with barbed wire, Rails, with the wagon for the transportation of cattle, a wall with the names, touching monument to victims, small house with things of the time they just abandoned by owners. Great versatile girl in the Museum, Latvian, very deep into the topic, helped us in tracing relatives. Bought a lot of good books. If you have a personal crisis and you're looking for a way out of a difficult situation, I advise you to visit this museum. Everything will fall into place.
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  • This is where you can see the history of Jewish persecution. Mostly outdoors, so according to the weather. Admission is free (better because it's financed by the donations raised. )。 You can hear the staff if you have questions.
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  • This museum is impressive!! Especially the room with all the stories from people who died during the world war. The other rooms were informative, and I walked through them within 30 minutes.