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Sun Museum, Riga

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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. Start your trip to Riga by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.
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  • This is a unique place. The collection includes over 400 different solar décor. Recommend to visit, especially with the kids.
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  • Funny thing if you have a little time to kill. You're doing fine without a visit here, but it is centrally located and was cheap so why not. Had painted our own plaster Sun.
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  • Initially a bit difficult to find, on the first floor of the building. Possibly more aimed at children. We were the only visitors alongside a noisy group of local children with their teacher. All of t...  more »
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  • The sun painting station is great fun, especially with friends. The museum as a whole is a little small though.
  • A most interesting and cozy museum in Riga. 4€ ticket includes a sun model painting workshop. 1 hour should be enough for the visit.
  • The place is closed from January 2017!!!
  • Cute place
  • Sunny Sun!

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