Latvian War Museum

Playriga.com the site that started as a web site for tourists, evolved to be against tourists (especially sex tourists), afterwards changed again to focus on art and culture and eventually crashed and was restored from old backup!
The site has still has prices in Lats (LVL), pages are not updated since long long time ago, but in any case it stays as it is as a nice souvenir to old times.

Location: Gunpowder Tower (Pulvertornis), Smilšu street 20.

Everything about military and war in Latvia from 9th to 20th century.

No coats allowed in museum as you must take them to the coat check on the bottom floor. Photos are allowed. Most of the museum is in Latvian but has some info in English. Small souvenirs shop consisting of books (3LVL - 17LVL) and packs of playing cards for 5LVL. 

Entrance fee: free

Opening hours: 10:00 - 18:00 daily

War Museum entrance

Initially this was Museum of Riflemen, dedicated to Latvians who fought against Germans during WWI.

War Museum balcony

latvian war museum

latvian war museum

latvian war museum

latvian war museum

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