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Riga Ghetto and Latvian Holocaust Museum

Maskavas 14a, Riga, Latvia
+371 67 270 827
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A sober but a must do experience

We did the Ghetto back to front approach it from the river and it makes more sense as you walk... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Graham T
Very depressing sight

Very depressing sight. However, it is worth visiting. The site is rich with information boards... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Maskavas 14a, Riga, Latvia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We did the Ghetto back to front approach it from the river and it makes more sense as you walk round. A very interesting place and im trying to choose my words carefully as not to be blase or disrespectful about this quiet place. It...More

Thank Graham T
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very depressing sight. However, it is worth visiting. The site is rich with information boards detailing all this history.. I even saw a railway carriage in which Jews were taken to the place from which they did not return.. God grant that it will never...More

Thank AnarGeissel
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It's free. Has sections and displays on the Armenian genocide and WW2. Located at the place the Jews were held in Riga. Excellent and worth the trip.

Thank hazzamarri2442
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Worth a visit to gain the insight as to how the Jews were handled in Riga. The display has excellent pictures and information boards, you almost feel as though you were there

Thank Wardies4
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Like all places of this kind, it is very sad to visit. However, it is worth visiting. Hope this history never repeats itself.

Thank Julia B
Reviewed 7 July 2017

This museum is a must!! It is most important to spend a good deal of time in this museum; you begin to feel but a touch of the horror the Jewish people of Europe had thrust upon them in their innocence. A very moving experience;...More

1  Thank SFrances C
Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

This museum was really well done. They have taken a home that was in the original ghetto and moved it into the museum so you can see how small the area was that would hold approximately 30 individuals. They have a rail car used to...More

2  Thank Laurenrenae
Reviewed 13 June 2017

A very important place to visit in Riga to learn about the ghetto and the holocaust. A very sad and moving experience.

1  Thank Maclean93
Reviewed 7 June 2017

As a Jewish traveler, it is important for me to visit these places when I go travelling. This particular museum is situated where the Riga ghetto stood. Overall I thought the museum mediocre, which was a pity. I would recommend instead visiting the only remaining...More

1  Thank Jeanette G
Reviewed 3 June 2017

This museum is well worth a visit and easily to get too. For those interested in the holocaust and WWII, a visit to Runbula, Salaspils and the burnt out synogogue is of great interest.

2  Thank ZSEF
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FayeEdwards
15 March 2015|
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Response from Albia-Newton | Reviewed this property |
I don't know - But if you look at the Museum Website it has details (as does the Riga Tourism Site). I think they are opem from about 1000 until 1700 if I remember correctly
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