Really interesting to see the information about how local people suffered during the occupation by the USSR and by Germany. Be warned there is lots and lots to read here. So probably not suitable for younger children
About The Museum of the Occupation of Latvia
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This museum is dedicated to three occupations, first by the russians, then by the germans, and then again by the russians. It covers the periode up to 1991, and as such It deals with the deportations to Siberia and the difficult homecoming for those who...More
This was a very well set out museum with clear information and some excellently collated artefacts. It is the video testimony of the people who lived in Latvia during and those who survived the occupation and all that entailed that is the heart of this...More
Free to enter with a small suggested donation this is definitely worth a visit. Not loads to see but the exhibition is modern and very informative.
Its from my point view a must see in Riga. Very informative. I would recommend everybody to take a guided tour (I think it costs about 10€ for 1-3 persons).
I visited this Museum in my last day of staying at Riga. I knew about these black pages of history of Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia. But exposition of this Museum gave more information and emotions to me. Guests of Riga, you should to visit this...More
I didnt know much about the Russian occupation of Latvia before our visit. I understand much more about it now. Great visit but the location has moved temporarily and is 11 minutes walk away from the original location. The current location is at Raina Bulvaris...More
The children in the tour group found it long. The adults found it fascinating. Spares items, but lots of information that was highlighted by an excellent guide. Will return with friends.
Although in its temporary location on Raina Bulvaris, this was no distraction. Excellently presented "storyboards" - in Latvian and English - with pictures (and personal exhibits in display cases) and some video exhibits in differing languages, tell the history of the Country and the Latvian...More