Riga Film Museum, founded in 1988, is the only film museum in Latvia. The museum is noted for its personal attention to visitors and its cozy premises is a place for meetings, exchange of opinions, new acquaintances and learning for everyone.
The exhibition “Behind the Screen” welcomes you to the other side of the screen – look into the filmmaking process and see how film technologies have changed over time. Notable part of exhibition is dedicated to animation, offering to learn more about puppet, hand-drawn, cutout and digital animation.
On regular basis museum organizes mini exhibitions, lectures, events and movie screenings. It offers guided tours, lessons and creative workshops for
both – film connoisseurs and those who only starts to learn about film history.
The museum can be easily reached by using public transport:
Tramways No. 2, 4, 5, 10 (13.janvāra iela stop), 7 and 9 (National Opera stop), 6 and 11 (Central Railway Station stop);
Trolley-buses No. 9 and 27 (13. janvāra iela stop);
Buses No. 4, 4z, 7, 8, 10, 21, 25, 32, 38, 39, 43, 54, 55 (13. janvāra iela stop), 3, 22, 23, 26, 30, 35 (11. novembra krastmala stop).