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Day Working time
Monday Closed
Tuesday  Closed
Wednesday  11 - 17
Thursday  11 - 19
Friday  11 - 17
Saturday  11 - 17
Sunday  11 - 17

1 Ukrainian Independence Street, Riga

Group visit and guide service for individual visitors should be booked in advance by phone +371 26644548 or e-mail nodarbibas@mvm.gov.lv.

The museum cash desk closes 30 minutes before the end of the museum's working hours.

Currently, expositions of medieval, renaissance, modern times and Latvian medicine in the 20th century are on display, as well as an exposition of space biology and medicine.

 

Accessibility at the museum 

Museum floor plan

The museum aims to provide a fulfilling and enjoyable visiting experience for everyone, and the museum team is working tirelessly to improve the environment and content accessibility. Here is a summary of information about the accessibility of the environment in the museum building at 1 Ukrainian Independence Street. 

 

Getting to the museum 

The closest public transport stops to the museum are: 

Trolleybus 1 and 19, as well as bus 2, 20 and 24 stop "Medicinas muzejs", in the opposite direction the name of the stop is "Elizabetes iela"; Trolleybuses 3, 5 and 25, as well as buses 11, 37, 41 and 53 stop "Mākslas muzejs", in the opposite direction - "National Theatre" or "Elizabetes iela"; 5, 7 and 11 tram stop "National Theatre". 

More information can be obtained using the route planner available on the Riga traffic website.

The museum is located on the corner of Kalpak Boulevard and Ukraina Ukraina Street, the entrance to the museum is from Ukraina Ukraina Street. To get to the entrance door of the museum, you have to go through the gate into the courtyard. There are information boards on both sides of the entrance gate. 

At the entrance of the museum, directly opposite the gate, there are two parking spaces for people with disabilities. 

There is a ramp at the entrance to the museum. To enter the museum, you must press a specially marked call button next to the entrance door, which will call a museum employee. 


Accessibility

The basement of the museum and the 1st floor of the museum are currently accessible to people with mobility impairments. An elevator leads to the basement, while an elevator leads to the 1st floor. The elevator and lift are turned on by a museum employee. 

In the basement of the museum there is a cloakroom, lockers and facilities adapted for people with reduced mobility, and there is a separate room for changing a baby. 

On the 1st floor of the museum, there is a ticket office, an information center, a conference hall, a pop-up exhibition hall and halls dedicated to medieval and renaissance medicine. 

On the 2nd floor of the museum there is a continuation of the main exposition, which looks at medicine as a science. 

On the 3rd floor of the museum, there is a main exhibition section dedicated to space medicine and biology, an exhibition hall and a classroom. 

Entrance to the museum is allowed with a guide dog or an assistant dog. 

 

Entrance to the museum is free of charge: 

  • for preschool children; 
  • orphans and children left without parental care; 
  • for children under 18 years of age with disabilities and one accompanying person; 
  • for families with many children (the discount works by presenting a 3+ card, which is available for families with many children in Latvia); 
  • people with disabilities; 
  • For students studying in medical, rehabilitation, dentistry, nursing, public health and pharmacy programs of Latvian universities and students of Latvian medical colleges; 
  • Latvian museum employees and members of the International Council of Museums (ICOM). 

Free tickets are available at the museum box office and on the "Mobilly" platform. 

If you need more information about availability, please contact us before visiting the museum by phone: +371 26644548 or e-mail: katrina.rudzite@mvm.gov.lv 

 

 

Be responsible


We invite you to carefully assess your state of health and not visit the museum if you have symptoms of an infectious respiratory disease, as well as if you are required to observe self-isolation, home quarantine or strict isolation conditions.

 

Visitors' Information Center phone number

Phone: +371 26644548

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