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Great collection of Soviet aircraft

I knew this was here, and saw it from the aircraft as I came in to land. I stashed my luggage in... read more

Reviewed 25 October 2018
Earl Shilton, United Kingdom
Boneyard. But nice to see.

This place is funny. It's for aircrafts enthusiastics. This place look like a junk yard which the... read more

Reviewed 8 April 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Riga Aviation Museum, is approximately ten minutes walk from the terminals at Riga airport. You ring the gate bell and this guy arrives on a bicycle & lets you in - for 7 Euros each the 3 ha site is full of vintage Soviet...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 25 October 2018

I knew this was here, and saw it from the aircraft as I came in to land. I stashed my luggage in the airport (which was an experience - they had randomly decided to close the luggage office for a break when I went back...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank LRL2000
Reviewed 21 September 2018

There are a lot of civil planes, helicopters, vehicles, bombers and fighters from the Soviet era - entrance €7.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank George A
Reviewed 11 May 2018 via mobile

A quite intriguing and small place right by the airport, with an old man on bike meeting you at the gate. The collection consists of aircrafts, vehicules and even a visit to a tiny accessory museum (cameras, aviation memorabilia et ) where you are invited...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank nadiamC8790NZ
Reviewed 10 April 2018 via mobile

Firstly you have to ring the bell at the gate for the owner to let you in. The red gate has gone and it’s a very new looking silver metal one. The Aircraft vary in condition but remember it’s just one mans collection and the...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

This place is funny. It's for aircrafts enthusiastics. This place look like a junk yard which the old man lives in. Between the aircrafts there are a lot of junk like I've never seen in this kind of museums before. Kids toys. Lawn mowers. Cars...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 3 February 2018 via mobile

This museum is more of a boneyard than a formal museum. That said it is superb with some great Cold War wrecks and relics on display that one will never see outside of the East. I loved my time wandering around the place. Well worth...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank 888robg
Reviewed 3 November 2017 via mobile

Part museum part aircraft scrapyard. Some interesting soviet aircraft and other hardware. Once you've found the gate in the fence and rung the bell to be let in. It was worth seeing as its viewed when you land at the airport.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Barb56L
Reviewed 15 October 2017

I visited the day of my departure from Riga, after seeing this interesting old-school boneyard while taxiing in on arrival. Taxi driver happy to drop me off before the terminal but we had problems finding the entrance, it’s very close to the airport terminal, turn...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Fun2Fly
Reviewed 18 September 2017

Nice aviation museum in Riga international airport territory. A lot of Soviet, Russian made aircraft and some western aircraft are displayed under open sky. The guide and museum owner gather this collection together personally, he is the pilot and aviation enthusiast. You can get to...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Philip P
19 January 2018|
Response from Raimonds R | Reviewed this property |
Visited several times. Both in weekdays and weekends.
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Response from j2tatum | Reviewed this property |
it was in January check on the website it is only open certain days and specifically between certain hours you just go to the gate and ring the bell it is normally only 1 or 2 people there it is only a small walk from... More