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The Museum's Story

The Museum's Story

Riga is a beautiful city with an abundance of wonderful buildings. One would think that it not be difficult to find a suitable space for a museum.

24 Grēcinieku Street

24 Grēcinieku Street

Like all ancient cities, Riga is multilayered and complex. Riga has been rebuilt and expanded several times over the years due to fires that burned it down.

The Alexandre Vassiliev Foundation

The Alexandre Vassiliev Foundation

According to the well-known collector and fashion historian, Alexandre Vassiliev, it was in his childhood that he had first discovered his passion for collecting.