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Museum of Decorative Art and Design

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Great tapestry display

The museum is in the heart of the old town so worth to pop in for a quick visit. It's quite small... read more

Reviewed 5 August 2018
Edita W
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Wellingborough, United Kingdom
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Interesting

The permanent exhibition was interesting and had some unusual art nouveau exhibits and some... read more

Reviewed 16 November 2017
Plattypuss52
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Sevenoaks
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Skarnu 10/20, Riga 1050, Latvia
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Reviewed 1 September 2018 via mobile

As someone who spends entire days in museums, this was a rare disappointment. Although the info states that the museum owns 10,000 pieces, you see a few dozen on two small floors. (I hope they can find a larger space!) The second floor is more...More

Thank marftrip
Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

The museum is in the heart of the old town so worth to pop in for a quick visit. It's quite small so 45 min more than enough. The price 5€ per person - no free museums in Riga to our knowledge. One piece of...More

Thank Edita W
Reviewed 10 July 2018

Very nice museum for fashion and dress lovers in the center of Old Riga near 3 rifleman monument and Riga Municipality. Collections changes time after time, so there are interesting.

Thank Raimonds R
Reviewed 3 June 2018 via mobile

3 floor museum, quick to visit, some chairs to sit, interesting designs, furniture, tapistries, paintings. 3,5 e ticket each adult, discount for children and families.

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Reviewed 13 May 2018 via mobile

Very interesting place with many nice artifacts, but too short and the temporary exhibition is not worth while.

Thank fred b
Reviewed 18 March 2018

In my oppionion, the most interesting thing about this museum is that it is located in actually the first church ever built in Riga. It explains why the main exhibition hall is on downstairs. Also from time to time the museum hosts lots of Alexander...More

Thank Māra B
Reviewed 16 November 2017 via mobile

The permanent exhibition was interesting and had some unusual art nouveau exhibits and some beautiful textiles. Needed more labels though!

Thank Plattypuss52
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

You must be Really into the decorative arts to appreciate this place, set in a nice older building. Some practical, some whimsical items populate the open spaces, with a mix of tapestries, ceramics and you name it. A visit is 30 minutes, and you will...More

Thank Film G
Reviewed 13 July 2017

So this was an interesting museum and fun enough to potter around, but there was no information on what was on display or any background on it. As I had come from the fantastic temporary exhibit which had an abundance of information at it, it...More

Thank tanky
Reviewed 22 June 2017

This is a fairly large museum in a 13th Century structure. The works are of very high quality - ceramics, textiles, etc. The interior is renovated and tastefully so. Only two other visitors when we were there which is a shame given what an outstanding...More

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