The year of its anniversary the House of the Black Heads has received a special gift – a silver orchid from the silversmith Oļegs Auzers. Since after a longer break the House has finally been re-opened, its guests are welcome to see one the most impressive silver collections in the Baltic States.
After a longer break the House of the Black Heads shall open its doors for visitors for a couple of days a week as of 15 May 2020. Come and revel in the luxuriant surroundings!
The main care of the House of the Black Heads is the well-being and safety of its visitors, that’s why everything has been prepared so in the light of the current emergency situation in the country anyone could peacefully walk through the mysterious cellars and Historical offices of the house, delve into the story of the Riga Blue Guard and gaze at the rooms that once were occupied by noblemen.
The main concern of ours is the well-being and safety of our visitors, so everything is prepared in accordance with the extraordinary situation in the country.
You can feel safe while enjoying the House of the Black Heads and travel through the centuries.
Due to the prolonged state of emergency in the country and the restrictions imposed on the organization of public events due to the spread of COVID-19, the House of Black Heads will be closed until May 12th.
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In honor of the significant anniversary of the House of the Black Heads of Riga, Brotherhood of the Black Heads of Bremen supplements Riga exposition with a silver fruit bowl – copy of the original – for the period up to 20 September 2020.
“The Trip of the Black Moor” is an adventurous excursion based on the story about the sign of recognition of the Brotherhood of Blackheads of Riga, the head of a blackamoor in the building façade elements, interior, and coat of arms. Along with the image of a blackamoor, the history revives in the House of the Black Heads, telling the legendary story about the Brotherhood of Blackheads.
“The Trip of the Black Moor” in the House of the Black Heads starts in the 14th century cellars where the Blackheads used to celebrate life, each other and their saint guardians. Honoring the traditions of the Blackheads the guests of the House of the Black Heads will be treated with a glass of sparkling drink or black currant balsam, as well as specially selected truffle.
Go on a journey through the centuries at House of the Black Heads!⠀
Explore the mysterious medieval cellars, legends of the Brotherhood of the Black Heads and feel the charm of the aristocrats in the luxurious Celebration hall.⠀
On the last Sunday of each month - join an open tour group!⠀