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Railway History Museum

2/4 Uzvaras boulevard, Riga, Latvia
+371 67 232 849
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A delightful suprise

If you have a couple of hours to spare in Riga, cross the bridge and head past the ultra modern... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
PJLane2014
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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
Good little museum but space to get better

Railway enthusiasts and children will enjoy the museum but as yet there is much unfilled space.The... read more

Reviewed 8 July 2017
larkrisefarm
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Gainsborough, United Kingdom
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2/4 Uzvaras boulevard, Riga, Latvia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

If you have a couple of hours to spare in Riga, cross the bridge and head past the ultra modern national library to the Dzelzcela museum. If you're a train buff you'll enjoy every exhibit - from the weird Russian failures to the local, lovingly...More

Thank PJLane2014
Reviewed 8 July 2017

Railway enthusiasts and children will enjoy the museum but as yet there is much unfilled space.The existing exhibits were interesting but it needs more of them and perhaps a cafe.

Thank larkrisefarm
Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

Pretty good value for the 2.50 entrance fee. Two rooms, one 'special exhibition' about train stations which was quite interesting and they've made an effort to make it interactive. Second room less good, a rather disconnected history of steam engines then some stuff on signals....More

Thank Peter R
Reviewed 23 April 2017

We are big fans of railways, so how to pass by such a great place in Riga? Recommended for all who is interested in railways - but why to review everything right here? Visit yourselves, and you will want to come back, and back, and...More

Thank Vytas81
Reviewed 30 January 2017

again not a museum by uk standards and the york train museum it ois not - but if you like trains it is easy to get to and not expensive - get some good photos here but not a lot of what there is

Thank j2tatum
Reviewed 17 December 2016

We were very disappointed with the museum. It wasnt signposted clearly and it wasnt too obvious where it was. the lady at the entrance was helpful but she was the only person we saw during our visit. The initial exhibition was good with lots of...More

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Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

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 inside the hall to see the train inside as well. The day we visited museum there...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 26 October 2016

This small museum has a large collection of engines and cars to explore outside as well as several interactive exhibits inside. My three year old and I enjoyed walking around all the cars and engines outside. We also enjoyed the indoor exhibits that I thought...More

1  Thank travlinmomz
Reviewed 1 October 2016

If you´re fond of railways, this is a must see. Both inside and outside. Most imposing russian locomotives and narrow gauge wagons.

Thank Medborgeren
Reviewed 13 September 2016

The railway museum has a good selection of diesel engines, many coaches and good wagons and two mainstream large Russian built steam locomotives. Indoors there are some good interactive displays and very good for kids.

Thank mfranks911
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