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Latvian Railway history museum

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Hidden : 03/08/2008
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Cache is hidden in Latvian Railway history museum territory. Recommend to visit the museum.

The Latvian Railway history museum was founded on August 30, 1994, along with the establishment of its two branches in Riga and Jelgava. In Riga the museum is situated on the left bank of the Daugava River at Uzvaras Boulevard in an old engine warehouse. In 1999 the renovation of the museum building was started. The complex of the building will include exposition halls, an office and an exposition in a carriage. A new exhibition hall in the engine warehouse was opened in September 2000. There are more than a thousand items, documents and photographs in the museum collection. Communications and signalling equipment, tools and instruments of railroad repairmen, uniforms and distinguishing badges, station interior objects, tickets and delivery notes are all on display. Station buildings and railway bridges built during the time of first Republic of Latvia, the history of the railway evolution in Riga city, as well as Latvian Railway personnel are shown in the exhibited documents and photographs.

Open: Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat - 10:00-17:00. Let get cache, a tickets are not necessary.

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