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Ethnographic Open-Air Museum (Etnografiskais Brivdabas muzejs)

Authentic 16th to 19th century Latvian houses, farmsteads, windmills and fishermen’s villages. Situated in a vast pine forest by lake Jugla, it occupies an area of about a 100 hectares. On weekends you can watch traditional craftsmen at work, such as a blacksmith and a woodcarver. The museum even has its own bee-farm and you can taste fresh honey served with country bread.