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Worth a visit if you have time. Touching as any holocaust museum and draws a good picture of the history of Jews in Riga. But: almost too much information, hard to absorb, difficult to follow. Mostly outside.
A nice, partly open-air museum. There's quite a bit of reading on walls outside so I would plan in advance as on cold or wet days this will not be enjoyable.
The 2nd hall with individual stories on hanging lampshades is original and personalises the...More
It's such a pity that only Jews are interested in this place and no one in the street could tell us, where it is situated. Very sad place. The exposition is wonderful and that's why it is so difficult to be at this museum. I...More
I had one day in Riga and I only can choose a place. I chose the Riga Ghetto and Museum, and it was a nice decision! The place is humble and is very well cared for the workers. They do a very nice job. Is...More
An interesting museum especially based on the ghetto of Riga.
Exhibit 2 showing a room of light shades depicting those coming to Riga was beautiful and the wall of information so poignant,
A must visit
No charge here just a request for a donation. A very poignant exhibition with the images of those murdered and their story displayed on light shades. There is also an exhibition of the Armenian genocide.
As the name suggests the museum details the atrocities of the holocaust and the Riga Ghettos. The museum is largely open air . It’s well laid out and explained. The museum is free of charge and well worth a visit.
A must visit place in Riga. It is near the central market and a walking distance from the old town. Visitors are mostly foreigners. Seems that the local people aren’t so keen to visit the area. Please e check also the Latvia history, so you...More