Corner House Tickets Go on Sale

Corner House Tickets Go on Sale
Kaspars Garda, Riga 2014
Tickets to visit the Corner House went on sale on the 23rd of April. Below is information about ticket sales and group reservations.

Tickets are available from “Biļešu serviss” outlets and the online shop  (for a list of the outlets across the country and their opening hours, visit this link), If you wish to have more information about ticket sales, call 67105220 or write to info@bilesuserviss.lv.

From the 1st of May, tickets will also be available from the Corner House box office. Please note that tickets may be booked for group visits only, individual tickets to the Corner House can be bought online or at the said outlets.

In order to book a group visit, an application has to be sent to the e-mail address: info@bilesuserviss.lv, indicating the date and time of the visit and the required number of tickets, as well as banking details for billing purposes. “Biļešu serviss” will make out a bill that will have to be paid within three days, and the client will be asked to choose the most convenient way to pick up the tickets.

“The Corner House. Case No. 1914/2014” opening hours: Monday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Tuesday – closed, Wednesday from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., Thursday to Sunday – from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

During the fifty years of the occupation of Latvia by the Soviet Union, the KGB headquarters in Riga, also known as the “Corner House”, became a prominent symbol of totalitarian power. In 21st century Riga, it still stands to bear testimony to world war, mass persecutions and genocide. 2014 is the right time to change the destiny of the Corner House, to open its doors and face the experiences and fates concealed therein in order to re-create and profoundly understand them.

The Corner House will be open to the public from the 1st of May to the 19th of October, presenting the Occupation Museum’s exhibition (admission free of charge), guided tours “In the KGB Basements”, and five other exhibitions – “(Re)construction of Friendship”, “A Latvian’s Suitcase”, “In Spite of All”, “Stories of People and Power in Ten Objects” and “The Museum of Fateful Objects”, which present different interpretations of the relationship between the individual and power in the past that still affects people in the present day.

For more information about the Corner House, visit the culture portal “Riga 2014”

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