The Secretary of State of His Holiness The Pope, His Eminence Cardinal Pietro Parolin visited the Museum of the Occupation of Latvia on 12 May. The Chairman of the Board of the Occupation Museum Association of Latvia, prof. Valters Nollendorfs, led him through the Museum’s exposition. At the conclusion of the tour Cardinal Parolin signed the VIP Guest Book.

Minister of Foreign Affairs of Georgia Mikheil Janelidzeduring his state visit to Latvia visited the Museum of Occupation. He was welcomed by the Museum’s Board Chairman Valters Nollendorfs. He was introduced to the temporary exhibition of the Museum and he signed the Museum’s guest book.

We offer daily guided tours in English led by our expert guides. The tour starts at 14:00 and takes approximately 1 hour. Price: €3 per person. 

At the end of the Second World War Latvian legionnaires became prisoners of war in the United Kingdom’s occupation zone. 11 727 soldiers were interned in the camp in Zedelgem, Belgium. This documentary is a story about their emotional experiences and humiliation in this camp.