Latvian Museum of Natural History
[pic][dab.jpg]The Latvian Museum of Natural History, founded in 1845, is the only complex museum of natural sciences in the Baltic. The aims of the museum are to reflect biodiversity in Latvia and the world, to encourage an environmentally friendly attitude and reasonable use of natural resources, and to promote society's interest in environmental education. The museum holdings, comprising 175 000 specimens, contains collections from Latvia and the world. The museum consists of six exhibition themes - Geology, Botany, Zoology and Entomology, Anthropology, Paleontology and People and the Environment. It also houses a department of Exhibition and Information, a department of Collection Management, a laboratory of taxidermy, a library and photographic laboratory.
Krisjana Barona iela 4, Riga, LV-1712
Phone 7226078 Fax 7220092
Opening Days & Hours
3 10-17 4 10-18 5,6 10-17 7 10-16