Entrance to the museum is by donation.
To identify, research, elucidate and commemorate the wrongdoings committed by the foreign occupation powers against the state and the people of Latvia from 1940 to 1991;
To preserve historical memory of the Latvian people about the occupation period;
To inform and educate the people of Latvia and other nations about the history and consequences of the occupation period in order to strengthen the Latvian state and its place amongst the free and democratic nations of the world.
The Museum of the Occupation of Latvia is an historic educational institution located in Riga, Latvia. It was established in 1993 to exhibit artifacts, archive documents, and educate the public about the 51-year period in the 20th century when Latvia was successively occupied by the USSR in 1940, then by Nazi Germany in 1941, and then again by the USSR in 1944.
Use of the Museum’s collection
Educational activities for Latvian and foreign students and student groups
Conferences, seminars, topical events etc.
Guided tours in Latvian, English, Russian and German
Specialists from various Museum Departments can provide consultations
A book and souvenir shop - where you will find a wide range of books, cards, DVD and souvenirs.