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Ethnographic Open Air Museum Tour, Latvia

Available in English Hotel Pick up included

Activity Schedule

  • When does it run?

    Daily

  • Duration

    3 hours

  • Start time

    Any time of the day

  • Meeting Point
    Pick up from your hotel. (Please mention your hotel name and address at the time of booking. If you do not have this information now, our customer service executives will get in touch and confirm the details)
  • Ending Point

    Your hotel in Riga

Key Highlights

  • Founded in 1924, the Latvian Ethnographic Museum is one of the oldest open-air museums in Europe
  • Open Air museum features 18th century rural life in Latvia with almost 100 traditional countryside buildings including farmsteads, churches, windmills and fishing villages
  • The collection at the museum contains many interesting displays and makes for an enchanting tour
  • It is a great way to see how Latvia looked a century ago

Overview

Founded in 1924, the Latvian Ethnographic Museum is one of the oldest open-air museums in Europe. Historical dwellings, peasant's, fishermen's and artisans' homesteads, a tavern and windmills from all over Latvia can be seen here. Masters of ancient crafts such as spoon-carvers and bee-keepers demonstrate their work. The collection contains many interesting displays and makes for an enchanting tour.

Itinerary

  • For this tour, you will travel in a private car/ minivan and will be accompanied by a guide. Tour to Open Air Museum starts from your Riga Hotel and after 20 minutes travel through the city centre to the Latvian Ethnographic Open Air Museum, one of the oldest open-air museums in Europe featuring 18th century rural life in Latvia. The museum is located at Lake Jugla. Historical dwellings, peasants', fishermen's and artisans' homesteads, a tavern and windmills from all over Latvia can be seen here. Masters of ancient crafts demonstrate their work: spoon-carvers, bee-keepers, potters and others. The collection contains many interesting displays and makes for an enchanting tour. The tour ends at your hotel in Riga.

Inclusions

  • Hotel pick up & drop off
  • Transportation by Western made cars or minivan
  • Guide
  • Entrance to Ethnographical Open Air Museum

Exclusions

  • Food & drinks

Additional info

The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details and local telephone numbers at the destination. They will happily answer any logistical questions you may have.

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