Museum Proposed for Patarei Prison Complex

Published: 12:24



Photo: Postimees/Scanpix

With a destiny of a former Patarei jail still capricious after a open auction unsuccessful to find a customer final month, a Ministry of Interior has put onward a offer to immigrate a Internal Security Museum, along with other museums, to a exploding skill that has newly served as a venue for dance parties and informative events.

The formidable was put on open auction this open during a starting bid of 3 million euros, though no buyers were found by June, when a auction ended. Investors from Chile, Holland, Spain, Italy, Russia, Sweden and Finland had voiced an seductiveness toward a property, once due as a new campus for a Academy of Arts.

Now, a Interior Ministry has pronounced it is meddlesome in regulating Patarei for a Internal Security Museum, now located in a firefighters’ building during Raua 2, reported Postimees. But a method pronounced it could usually means to do so if other museums have an seductiveness in pity a space and costs.

State Real Estate orator Madis Idnurm pronounced his group skeleton to sell a skill this year, though that it is initial seeking for takers from a open sector. So far, a Interior Ministry is alone in a bid. The deadline for proposals is Aug 21.

Originally a naval outpost determined by Peter a Great in 1840, a formidable was incited into a jail in 1920 and remained so until it was finally sealed in 2002. 

 

Robin Ilves

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