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A 'heady' collection of over 400 hats, shawls, bonnets and more

The World of Hat Ethnic Museum
Open Today 10:00 - 18:00
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  • See the woven hat, decorated by cowries, silver plates and Burmese coins, which started this huge collection
  • Witness over 400 hats, shawls, bonnets and headbands from all over the world, some as priceless as ancient jewelry
  • Learn the story behind each amazing hat and see how the world's only museum of ethnic headware in Riga expanded in one small Riga apartment!


From bonnets to helmets and beyond, anything you can wear on your head has its rightful place in Riga's unique World of Hat Museum.

It took one intricately woman headdress, purchased in a Thai market, to lay the foundations of this huge hat collection in Riga!

What you see now at The World of Hat Museum is the result of over 12 years of global travels... and not all of it was safe, so say the founders.

Browse over 400 hats from all around the world, from traditional headdresses to hats, shawls, bonnets or headbands. Some are as valuable as ancient jewels and each comes with its own intriguing story.

Hats off to this collection, it's truly one of a kind! Intrigued to learn more? Simply opt for the additional tour at the door.


What's included

Entrance to the museum
Lectures and masterclasses for kids

What's not included

Live guide

Amendment policy

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Opening hours

The World of Hat Ethnic Museum
Saturday 10:00 - 18:00
Sunday 10:00 - 18:00
Monday Closed
Tuesday Closed
Wednesday 10:00 - 18:00
Thursday 10:00 - 18:00
Friday 10:00 - 18:00

How to get there

The World of Hat Ethnic Museum
Vīlandes iela 7, Centra rajons, LV-1010, Riga
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