Latvian Museum of Photography, Riga

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Inside a merchant building from the 16th century, Latvian Museum of Photography remains Riga's only museum entirely devoted to the art of photography. You'll find the permanent exposition on the second floor, with the temporary exhibits taking the halls on the third level. The museum showcase Latvian and international photographers and hosts regular conferences, lectures, tours, and consultations. The main focus here is the development of Latvian photography between 1830s and 1940s. The building is located near two other museums (devoted to film and sports respectively), which you can also drop by after a quick lesson in Latvian photographic arts. Plan to visit Latvian Museum of Photography during your Riga vacation using our convenient Riga trip itinerary builder website.
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  • Very cute little museum in the old town. The exhibition is nicely made. Good amount of information both in Latvian and English. The permanent exhibition offers an overview over the history of... 
    Very cute little museum in the old town. The exhibition is nicely made. Good amount of information both in Latvian and English. The permanent exhibition offers an overview over the history of...  more »
  • Attended a talk and exhibition about the history and censorship of Ukraine photography. It was very interesting and the host did it in 2 languages. Really nice people and very thought provoking fully....  more
    Attended a talk and exhibition about the history and censorship of Ukraine photography. It was very interesting and the host did it in 2 languages. Really nice people and very thought provoking fully....  more »
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  • If you're interested in the history of photography in Latvia this is the place. Quaint old building and friendly staff
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