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Museum of Riga's History and Navigation

EXCURSIONS -> Museums
By RigaNow!. 06.09.2008

Palasta 4 , Riga Phone: 371 67211358
Web: www.rigamuz.lv
Working hours: Mon-Tue : - closed
Wed-Sun 11:00 - 17:00

The museum started as the private collection of the Martini family in the 1700's and is now the oldest and one of the biggest museums in the Baltics. The museum started as the private collection of the Martini family in the 1700's and is now the oldest and one of the biggest museums in the Baltics.

The museum traces the development of a small settlement on the banks of the river Ridzene to today’s City of Riga. The 16th century executioner's sword and mummified thief's hand are interesting exhibits.