Latvian Railway History Museum, Riga

4.2
#15 of 55 in Museums in Riga
History Museum · Hidden Gem · Specialty Museum
Browse through thousands of items related to railways at Latvian Railway History Museum. Established in 1990, the museum is located in a 19th-century repair house and features exhibits from 19th-century England to mid 20th-century Latvia. Tour the museum to see numerous types of trains and engines, and head outside to walk through numerous outdoor stations and view model collections. Learn about railway history through plaques and photos, and get a first-hand sense of life on the rails as you enter a locomotive cabin and old-fashioned waiting room or as you view an old Soviet prisoner car. Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to Latvian Railway History Museum by using our Riga online day trip planner.
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  • A wonderful exposition of railway history and historical rolling stock. The personal is very friendly and willing to help  more »
  • We spent two hours here with our two year old. Although the museum is rather small, it is very interactive, the little one was running around and pressing all the buttons. Plus he enjoyed the big...  more »
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  • Very well preserved Soviet era Latvian trains. Relatively quiet as few people visit. There are actual trains on display as well as a small museum with cool memorabilia inside. They have a small train that moves around a track every hour. Children loved the place.
  • Really, really good museum! I did not expect it to be interactive, so i loved it. There were four parts of the museum and you could see quite a lot. I recommend

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