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The Riga Ethnographic Museum is in Jugla, near a lake of the same name.
The Riga Ethnographic Museum is in Jugla, near a lake of the same name. There are many traditional Latvian countryside houses collected in a forest/ park and exhibitions inside them about the traditional things. The employees are often dressed in the traditional Latvian costumes, creating a nice atmosphere.
Brīvības gatve 440, Rīga, Latvija
+371 67 994Â
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