On 17 July, Masaaki Yamazaki, a president of the House of Councillors, the Upper House of the National Diet of Japan, visited the Museum.

Eye-witness accounts about imprisonment in the former KGB building of Riga Latvia

Video recordings shown in the KGB Building aka the Corner House (Stūra māja). 


On 1 May 2014 Riga, the European Capital of Culture, opened the door of the former KGB building. Several themed exhibitions are presented there. As part of this project Museum of the Occupation of Latvia offers tours of the basement prison cells and exhibition about the history of Cheka’s activities. To schedule a visit for a group please call +371 67105220.

On 26 March 2014 King Carl XVI Gustaf and Queen Silvia during their state visit to Latvia visited the Museum of Occupation. They were welcomed by the Museum’s Board Chairman Valters Nollendorfs and the Museum Director Gundega Michele.