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4 K.Barona Street, Rīga, LV-1050

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Latvian National Museum of Natural History is one of the oldest multi-disciplinary museums of natural sciences in the Baltic States and Latvia’s largest public depository of natural specimens.

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Working hours

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Monday Closed
Tuesday Closed
Wednesday 10:00 - 17:00
Thursday 10:00 - 19:00
Friday 10:00 - 17:00
Saturday 11:00 - 17:00
Sunday 11:00 - 17:00

 

 



Admission fee

Adult 3.50 EUR
Pupil 1.50 EUR
Student 2.50 EUR
Senior 2.50 EUR

 

Free Entrance

  • to all visitors on Wednesdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays 16.30-17.00 and on Thursdays 18.00-19.00
  • to each group supervisor per every 10 persons (preschool-age children, pupils, students, seniors or adult groups more than 11 persons including the supervisor)  
  • large families (upon presenting the Latvijas Goda ģimenes apliecība, “3+ Ģimenes karte”, the European Large Family Card, or other status documentation)
  • preschool-age children
  • students attending various kinds of special education classes, crisis centres, boarding schools, care centres, orphanages, psycho-social rehabilitation centres, and children’s care centres; residents of shelters and care homes; orphans; children without parents (upon presentation of status documents)
  • mass media representatives who are reporting on museum activities (upon presentation of a press pass)
  • holders of a museum entrance pass
  • staff of other museums (upon presentation of an institutional ID card or an International Council of Museums (ICOM) membership card)
  • politically repressed individuals (upon presentation of status documents)
  • children under age 18 with any disability; adults with Disabled Group I status (and assistant) or adults with Disabled Group II status (upon presentation of documents)

Latvian National Museum of Natural History offers modern and interactive displays, museum tours, a vast range of educational programmes, diverse exhibitions and environmental education events for families with children, schoolchildren and the general public.

 

Among the many exhibits featured in the displays about palaeontology, geology, botany, zoology, entomology, anthropology and environmental science, visitors can see locally found 360 million-year-old armoured fish fossils and dinosaur eggs, experience an earthquake simulation, appreciate the value of Latvian clay and examine a real magnified diamond. In addition, visitors can see record-breaking insects, marine life, Latvia’s largest mammal and the world’s smallest armadillo, mushroom models and bird collections.

 

Some of the displays are boosted with games and animations. Interactive aids for in-depth study of the topic are also available.


 


 

Latvian National Museum of Natural History


4 K.Barona Street, Rīga, LV-1050

state museum

accredited

member

Offer and services

  • Material-icon/24/dark Copy 6 Created with Sketch. free admission
  • Material-icon/24/dark Copy 6 Created with Sketch. easy to reach with public transport
  • Material-icon/24/dark Copy 6 Created with Sketch. suitable for people with reduced mobility
  • Material-icon/24/dark Copy 6 Created with Sketch. guide or mobile app
  • Material-icon/24/dark Copy 6 Created with Sketch. offer for families with children
  • Material-icon/24/dark Copy 6 Created with Sketch. baby room for changing and feeding
  • Material-icon/24/dark Copy 6 Created with Sketch. rental of premises
  • Material-icon/24/dark Copy 6 Created with Sketch. offer for pupils

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