Welcome to one of the most modern museums in Latvia! The Jūrmala City Museum tells its visitors the story of Jūrmala’s beginnings as a resort town, as well as its development from the end of the 19th century until today. This season’s newcomer is the permanent exhibition ‘Children at the Resort’, which uses photographs, games, toys and books to evoke memories of childhood, and offers various interactive activities to families. Over the year, the exhibition halls of the Jūrmala City Museum host about 30 various exhibitions, with paintings, sculptures and photographs, offering also creative events and activities to children.
The exhibition consists of children's toys, books, games, clothing and beach accessories from the Jurmala CityMmuseum collections. The exhibition will not only let you observe the games but also to participate in them. The youngest visitors will have a chance to immerse themselves in the beach atmosphere and build sand castles. The exhibition covers the time period from the late 19th century to the present day, demonstrating the children's entertainment and hobbies at the resort.
Most of the objects on display at the exhibition are carefully preserved childhood artefacts - donated to the museum by the inhabitants of Riga and Jurmala. Most of them are exhibited for public viewing for the first time.