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The President of Latvia Egils Levits and Mrs Andra Levite Visited the Museum

The President of Latvia Egils Levits and Mrs Andra Levite Visited the Museum

Honorary guests visited the Museum on 29 September 2019. After a tour of the exhibition, they met with Museum staff and members of the Occupation Museum Association of Latvia.

Change in Working Hours on Friday, 29 November

Change in Working Hours on Friday, 29 November

This Friday, 29 November,The Occupation Museum will be open until 15:00 pm due to the visit of the President of Latvia.Sorry for the inconvenience!

Zedelgem historian Pol Denys receives the Latvian Cross of Recognition

Zedelgem historian Pol Denys receives the Latvian Cross of Recognition

On 18 November 2019, the president of Latvia, Egils Levits, and the Chapter of Orders presented the Cross of Recognition to Pol Denys for outstanding work performed for the benefit of Latvia. Pol Denys is a historian from Zedelgem, Belgium, who initiated the cooperation of the city of Zedelgem and the Occupation Museum of Latvia to create “The Monument to Freedom” in Zedelgem. The monument was created by sculptor Kristaps...

Ambassador of Slovakia visited The KGB Building in Riga

Ambassador of Slovakia visited The KGB Building in Riga

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A new book by Vincent Hunt

A new book by Vincent Hunt "The KGB and Latvia" will be presented at the Museum

Opening ceremony of the history book "VDK un Latvija" ("The KGB and Latvia") written by BBC journalist, documentary film and book writer Vincent Hant will take place at the Museum on Friday, 22 November at 16.00. The author himself will take part in the event. Vince Hunt: ...

Celebration of November 18th in the museum

Celebration of November 18th in the museum

The Museum of the occupation of Latvia greets citizens of Latvia and guests with the anniversary of the foundation of the Latvian state. Due...

Fundraising Drive for the Return Trip of the Occupation Museum to its Renewed Home

Fundraising Drive for the Return Trip of the Occupation Museum to its Renewed Home

When the large green wreath was raised above the construction site to celebrate the Topping out festival for the reconstructed Occupation Museum, the staff of the Museum, the builders and the building owners could initiate the return of the Museum back to its real home in the historic centre of Riga. This date, October 18, also signalled the start of a new fundraising drive to provide provisions and sustenance for reopening...

Daily Tours in English

Daily Tours in English

From 1 May, we are offering daily guided tours of the museum in English. The tours will start everyday at 14.00 and 16.00. Each tour lasts one hour. € 3 per personYou do not need to book ahead to participate in the tour.

The Museum of Occupation has lost a loyal friend and supporter.

The Museum of Occupation has lost a loyal friend and supporter.

Dr. Zigfrīds Zadvinskis was one of the small group that met in Garezers in 1996 to form a support organization for the recently founded Museum. When we met in January of this year, Dr. Zadvinskis, remembered with a smile that Paulis had “bestowed” on him the responsibility of promoting support for the Museum in his home community of Grand Rapids, Michigan. As was characteristic of Dr. Zadvinskis, he enthusiastically...

A Previously Unknown Photograph of the 25 March 1949 has been Donated to the Museum of the Occupation of Latvia

A Previously Unknown Photograph of the 25 March 1949 has been Donated to the Museum of the Occupation of Latvia

On the Remembrance Day of the 25 March 1949 Deportation, the Museum of the Occupation of Latvia gave the public a unique view of a previously unpublished photograph depicting the deportation. The photo shows a Latvian family at Ventspils railway station just before they are put in the train with 1,161 people being taken from Latvia. ...

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