Address:Pils laukums 3 Riga LV-1050, LATVIA Telephone: 371-2-225605
Date of creation: 1869.
Regions: historic and ethnographic regions of Latvia. Methods/objectives: collection of instruments, documentation. Exibitions. Researchers: Velta Rozenberga (directriss of the Ethnography department); guest researcher I. Priedite from the Ethnographic Open-air museum.
Musical instruments: 28 idiophones, 3 membranophones, 118 chordophones, 68 aerophones.
Photo archives: in the collection of the Committee of Historical Monuments (Piemineklu valde) there are about 30 photos of musicians and instruments. Regions: Latvia. Classification/documentation: desciption and indexation of items.
Publications prepared by the institution
Courses: for the students of ethnography and occasional.