The ethnographic Museum in Riga will give a thorough idea of how it looked Latvia in those almost mythical times, when the peasant was still universal breadwinner. The Museum on the shores of lake Jugla is a wonderful place for a long leisurely walks. You can bring your picnic basket, and you can pay tribute to Latvian cuisine in this roadside tavern under the pines.
The ethnographic Museum was founded in 1924 and is 87 acres of well-tended forest Park. To show the public from all four cultural-historical regions of Latvia – Kurzeme, Zemgale, Vidzeme and Latgale – brought here and re-assembled 118 authentic Latvian buildings. Typical of their region's peasant farmsteads, windmills, smithy, pottery kiln and Degtyarny, house craftsmen's workshops, some of which you can watch the masters at work original crafts.
Every year at the end of the first week of June in the Museum hosts an extensive fair, where Latvian craftsmen and artists bring high-quality jewelry, textiles, wicker and wrought iron, ceramics, etc.