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Address: Tirgonu iela 29, Jurmala 2015, Latvia
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+371 67 764 746

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Small but interesting museum

Centrally located just a few minutes walk from borh the train station and Jomas Street this museum is well worth a visit. Downstairs are exhibitions on history of Jurnala as a... read more

Reviewed 19 August 2016
Manchester, United Kingdom
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

Centrally located just a few minutes walk from borh the train station and Jomas Street this museum is well worth a visit. Downstairs are exhibitions on history of Jurnala as a resort mirroring the changing times in Latvian history. There was also a small supplementary exhibition on the changing visits and holidays enjoyed by children over the years. Of most... More 

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Newton Abbot, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 July 2016

Although it was free entrance, I expected to see much more information. Also, there was a school party on the first floor so very noisy and echoy

Thank kay h
Adelaide, Australia
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51 reviews
30 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 June 2016

This is a small, well-presented museum that tells the story of the Jurmala sanitorium industry in a succinct, yet interesting way. From the early days at the turn of the nineteenth century to the growing popularity when the railway network was connected in the 1870s to the halcyon days of the soviet era when thousands of high ranking party members... More 

Thank 53paupaul53
Heathfield, United Kingdom
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118 reviews
37 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 April 2016 via mobile

Do not think of this as a large dusty museum but rather somewhere to while away a pleasant hour in a friendly environment where exhibits are few but very interesting and really capture the essence of Jurmala and its evolution as a seaside resort through the ages. Apart from the static resort exhibits there are also changing exhibitions. Clean toilets,... More 

Thank JDuchesne
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8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 March 2016 via mobile

We had't planned to visit the museum but the frosty weather encouraged us to warm up a bit and look what the exhibition can offer. We were expecting a couple of small, dusty, old-fashioned rooms with old photos and what we've found was surprisingly different! City Museum gives visitors modern, interestingly arranged exhibition with lot of historical items refering to... More 

Thank Olka F
Gdansk, Poland
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130 reviews
78 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 August 2015

Located very close to the main pedestrian street in Jurmala/Dzintari, Jurmala City Museum hosts an exhibition on the development of Jurmala Resort in the 20th century. Definitely worth a stop should you come to Jurmala. Free and not often visited, it is actually really well made with several interactive panels and useful information to understand how the resort complex evolved... More 

Thank Ch-Henry
London, United Kingdom
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69 reviews
35 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 July 2015

This is a fun and interesting museum showing past times in Jurmala, and there are some opportunities for interesting photos too.

Thank Sauna_Boss
Southport, United Kingdom
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513 reviews
284 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 343 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 May 2015

Spend an hour browsing what is was like when spas were fashionable. A/C and clean toilets so worth the time.

Thank Billythefish1
Pueblo, Colorado
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44 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 January 2014

It's a rather small Museum, but I must say, VERY nice, a a lot of atention to detail. Show the pride in doing things right, and that class over-rules "fluff" in presenting a city as it was and is. Have a great lunch across the street at the hotel there, it's got the best food in town!!!

3 Thank Raimond M
Riga, Latvia
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 November 2013

had a good time with kids on a rented bikes. Ice cream, coffee, food available in side. Toilets are free. nice place.

1 Thank Andrejs V

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