Estonia has quiet a few iconic stories to tell regarding its past and the Tallinn City Museum offers a peak into them from prehistoric times till the country won its Independence in 1991.
The building itself is the prior home of a rich merchant while the collection consists of pictures, paintings, a model of old Tallinn, ceramics, artefacts, art and objects used by the people of Tallinn throughout the course of history.
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- Adults : Euros 4
- Concession: Euros 3
- Family: Euros 8
- Guided tours in Estonian: Euros 16
- Guided tours in other languages (group size 10 to 20 persons): Euros 32
Admission free (when producing a valid card):
- ICOM card holders
- WFTGA card holders
- Press card holders
- Members of the Tallinn Guides Association
- staff of Estonian museum
- Pre- school students
- Persons who have suffered under unlawful repressions during occupation of Estonia and persons equalized to them.
- Honorary citizen of Tallinn
1 January to 28 February; 1 November to 31 December: Tickets sold until 5:00 pm.
1 March to 31 October: Tickets sold until 5:30pm.
Open depository of porcelain and faience:
- Tuesday to Sunday: 10:30 am - 5:30 pm
- Closed on Monday.
For dates of holidays when the pace is closed, visit the official website.
- By Bus: Mere puiestee
- By Light Rail/ Tram: Mere puiestee
- By Taxi
- By renting a Car / Bike.
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28.79% of people who visit Tallinn include Tallinn City Museum in their plan
11 AM - 12 PM
39.47% of people start their Tallinn City Museum visit around 11 AM - 12 PM
People usually take around 30 Minutes to see Tallinn City Museum
60.53% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Tallinn City Museum
I discovered the history of the city. A good museum for children. Playful museum and at the same time rich of history
Nice museum in Tallinn. Really interesting sections with different topics like the history of Tallinn at medieval times or the way they got their independance from the ex URSS with historical videos. If you have some time ahead of you while visiting, you should stop there, there's a lot to learn :)
We introduce the history of the city from its establishment to this day. The cellars of the medieval merchant house stores ceramics, porcelain, and metal. The top floors host exhibitions on the history of the city. The rococo style party room introduced the luxury items and portraits of aldermen and wealthy townspeople. The annual exhibition 'One Hundred Years of Daily Life' introduces the century in terms of everyday life and shows how life and the city have changed. When booked beforehand, we organise tours in Estonian, Russian, English, Finnish, and German. Tallinn City Museum opened the first virtual exhibition in Estonia on the Google Arts & Culture platform, allowing users to explore the museum.
Awesome museum. The lady at the entrance was very nice and passionate about the city's history
Very nice museum, all the staffs are nice, helpful and informative. Worth to visit.