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Latvijas Okupācijas muzejs, Riga

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History Museum · Specialty Museum
At Latvijas Okupācijas muzejs, learn about life during the time when the Soviets and Nazi Germans took over. The museum exhibits feature documents, photographs, and historic artifacts testifying about Soviet and Nazi terror. Take some time to get acquainted with totalitarian ideologies, and see why the Latvian residents were opposed to the occupation regimes. The museum pays tribute to Latvian diaspora--their cultural life and their contribution to the struggle for independence. Put Latvijas Okupācijas muzejs on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our Riga trip maker.
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  • While its usual location is being restored (for what already seems like forever and doesn’t look like it will be finished for the scheduled 2020 date), the Museum of the Occupation of Latvia is...  more »
  • Knowing nothing about the struggles of this and other nearby countries I found this Museum excellent and informative. There is harrowing photographs and videos showing the time during the...  more »
  • We had a guided tour through the museum in English which we appreciated. The guide was explaining very nicely but some highlightd were forgotten or quickly explained
  • Worth a visit. Some very compelling stories are shared. It’s not particularly interactive, and there is a lot of ready because of that.

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