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Despite the distance from the center of the city, it is well worthy to visit the Riga Motor Museum because it is the only automobile museum in the former Soviet Union. It is included in the 30-ky best technical museums in the world and in the top five in Europe. The collection includes cars and motorcycles at the beginning of the XX th century, military sports cars, limousines and 30-x years cars (including Molotov’ s car, limousine Brezhnev), sports motorcycles. Riga Motor Museum is the largest museum of rarity cars and mechanical transport in the Baltic countries, which was founded in 1989. The purpose of the museum is to collect, exhibit and explore the rarity cars and mechanical transport, to study the history of their appearance, use and development, including the stories which show the development of automobile industry in Latvia.

 

Riga Motor Museum was accredited in 1999, 2004 and 2010 years and it is affiliated with the Directorate of the Security Traffic in the Office of the Ministry of Communications of Latvia. The museum is a member of several professional organizations - IATM - ICOM , museums Society of Latvia and the Ministery of Transport and Education. Antique Car Club (SAA) of Latvia was founded on July 21, 1972 at the initiative of E. Zhvigulisa, V. Kulberga, Gaile A., Yu and other Gagaynisa originally in the former Soviet Union. The public organization dedicated to restoring vintage cars and motorcycles, united 20 members. The first chairman of the club was elected President Kulbergs. SAA goal was to promote the history of cars and motorcycles, enthusiasts unite old vehicles to locate, acquire and restore the most interesting specimens. Since the beginning of the last century, Riga was the cradle of the automotive industry in Russia, members of the club in Riga dream to create the first museum of the history of transportation. Searches in Latvia, Estonia, Lithuania and other countries have been initiated for this purpose. The most successful discoveries have been: 1912 in Russian - Baltic wagon factory manufactured fire truck, "Russo - Balt," a single instance in the world, the German 16-cylinder racing car "AUTO - Union C’’, etc. During the 17-year activity 23 activities have been arranged - exhibitions and gatherings.SAA has received international recognition - was adopted by the International Federation (FIVA).





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Riga Motor Museum - Place of interest in Riga

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Riga Motor Museum - Famous auto museum

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Riga Motor Museum - Memorial cars

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Riga Motor Museum - Wonderful example

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Riga Motor Museum - Red car

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Riga Motor Museum - Retro style

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Riga Motor Museum - Large exhibition

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Riga Motor Museum - Unique museum

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Riga Motor Museum - Centre of technical creativity

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Riga Motor Museum - Inextricable Museum

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Riga Motor Museum - Beautiful car

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Riga Motor Museum - Russian automotive industry

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Riga Motor Museum - Yellow car

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Riga Motor Museum - Best technical museums in the world

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Riga Motor Museum - History of road transport

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