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Sun Museum, Riga
(3.6/5 based on 85+ reviews on the web)
See 400 artistic representations of Earth's closest star from numerous countries at Sun Museum. What started out as a private collection of sun-shaped objects obtained during travels became the world's only museum dedicated solely to the sun. View figurines of different shapes, styles, and colors, and find out what artists from different cultures imagine the sun to be. Read about Galileo and his ideas and discover how the heliocentric system changed humanity. The museum offers guided tours and workshops, depending on staff availability. Add Sun Museum and other attractions to your Riga trip itinerary using our Riga trip generator.
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  • The Museum is located on the first floor of one of the higher buildings in the street. Not necessarily jump to number, at first we thought that we were wrong. A plaster Sun, which you can paint yourself with water color is included in the admission. It also had the explanations of the exhibition a booklet in English. In the first room, there is information about the origin and nature of the Sun, then in the next to symbols and religious meaning. In two rooms, there are very many Sun from the countries of the world and from all possible materials. Very nice to look at.
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  • It's tiny museum, but good place to visit especially if you have kids. We enjoyed learning about the sun and viewing the collection of sun figures from around the world. At the end of the tour, you ca...  more »
  • It,s interesting for both childrens and grownups. Full of surprises and unusual things. Recommend to visin with all your family.