Museum of the history of Riga and navigation

Local nameRīgas vēstures un kuģniecības muzejs
LocationVecrīga, Riga, Latvia

Museum of the History of Riga and Navigation is housed by the Riga Dom Cathedral ensemble in the heart of the Old Riga, Latvia. It originated in 1773 as a private collection of Nikolaus von Himsel, a Riga doctor and, being one of the oldest museums in Europe, over the centuries it has grown into the largest collection of material evidence of the history of Riga.

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Opening hours

Daily: 10 am - 5 pm


Schoolchildren: € 0,71
Students: € 1,42
Other visitors: € 4,27
Family ticket (2 adults and 2 children of school age): € 7,11

More information and contact


Official Website



Phone + 371 67 356676

Address Palasta iela 4 LV-1050 Riga, Latvia

Coordinates 56°56'54.511" N 24°6'15.716" E

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