The museum visit in summer

Exhibition "The World of Insects"
Exhibition "The World of Insects"
Photo - LNMNH

Visit the Latvian National Museum of Natural History in summer and discover the natural wonders of Latvia and the world. More than 10 permanent exhibitions, two of which "Mammals of Latvia" and "Don't buy their lives (CITES)" were opened this year. 

During summer season the museum hosts few-day gardening exhibitions. Check the temporary exhibitions section to see what is on in following weeks - roses, lilies, daylilies, gladiolus, dahlias, tomatoes, herbs or something else. 

Tickets can be purchased at the museum's ticket office or via Mobilly app. 

Please see the information below to plan your visit. 

Opening hours

Monday - closed

Tuesday - closed

Wednesday 10.00–17.00

Thursday 10.00–19.00

Friday 10.00–17.00

Saturday 11.00–17.00

Sunday 11.00–17.00

Free admission to the permanent exhibition and to exhibitions curated by the museum staff is available 30 minutes before closing and on Thursdays 18.00–19.00.

More information about opening hours, admission, discounts in section Visit.

Permanent and temporary exhibitions

2nd floor

Dynamic Geology and Rocks (New! Meteorites and Solar system model)

Evolution of the Earth and the Biosphere


Geology of Latvia

Temporary gardening season exhibition. More information here.

3rd floor

Birds of Latvia

Mammals of Latvia (New!)

Don't buy their lives (CITES) (New!)

Animals of the World (New! Open from July 27)

4th floor

Plants and Fungi of Latvia (New! Showcase "Zauska pine")

Life in the Seas (New. The Baltic Sea fauna showcase)

The World of Insects

5th floor

Humans and the Environment (New! Waste disposal game and animations)

The Latvian National Museum of Natural History – one step closer to nature. Come and see for yourself!