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Tallinn Museum of Orders of Knighthood

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Fabulous, unique and exquisite

Extensive private collection of rare crosses and medals of high orders from around the world... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Hannu H
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Helsinki, Finland
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True gem in the heart of Tallinn

What a great discovery and experience it was- visit to Museum of Orders of Knighthood, which is... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Ilze D
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If you like history, mythology, jewellery and design, or are a serious scholar of phaleristics - be sure to plan a visit to the Tallinn Museum of Orders of Knighthood. Among our most prized possessions are decorations of the Orders of the Garter...more
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Kuninga 3, Tallinn 10146, Estonia
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Reviewed 5 days ago

This is a small private museum. The focus of the museum is the medals that are awarded to knights in orders around the world. The collection is very comprehensive and interesting. The diversity of the medals is impressive. If you are in the area, and...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Extensive private collection of rare crosses and medals of high orders from around the world. Excellent audio guide is included in the admission. If you are interested in history or jewellery this is the place to visist. Highly recommended.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a great discovery and experience it was- visit to Museum of Orders of Knighthood, which is located in the heart of Tallinn Old town! Extensive and sophisticated collection of the orders is well exhibited and complimented with interesting facts of history and true stories,...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing exposition, especially knowing the fact it’s based on private collections. Gold, diamonds and amazing knowledge about great people from history. The audio guide explains story of orders in history so we left smarter. They shop is full of great souvenir like items that reminds...More

1  Thank Jakub R
Reviewed 7 September 2018 via mobile

Trip Advisor's advice was spot on! Very close to the Tourist Information in Old Town. This is a remarkable museum and done so very well. The badges, sashes and collars are stunning, and the historical write ups are magnificent. After our tour we had a...More

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Catherine L, Curator at Tallinn Museum of Orders of Knighthood, responded to this reviewResponded 7 September 2018

Dear Fly-Away-PHX, thank you very much for your warm review! We are very happy that you enjoyed our museum. It was a pleasure to meet and chat with you about the original medals that we offer to collectors at our souvenir shop and receive feedback...More

Reviewed 6 September 2018

I should start by saying that we came to the musuem on the strength of the very positive Tripadvisor reviews, we probably wouldn't have done so otherwise. Not sure what I expected but I have admit that neither my 21-old-son nor I were blown away...More

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Catherine L, Curator at Tallinn Museum of Orders of Knighthood, responded to this reviewResponded 7 September 2018

Dear David, thank you for your review! We are very happy that you and your son enjoyed the Seaplane Museum, it is one of our favorites too, extremely well designed and is definitely a great place to go with children as you can climb into...More

Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

Very nice place and well arranged with a lot of information, the lady ( I did notice the name ) working was very helpful and give good useful information as well she was very friendly Highly recommend

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Catherine L, Curator at Tallinn Museum of Orders of Knighthood, responded to this reviewResponded 20 August 2018

Thank you very much for your review! Most of our staff are very passionate about their work and enjoy acquainting visitors to the exhibition, it is wonderful that their work is so much appreciated! Come and see us again soon!

Reviewed 19 August 2018

While exploring the streets of Old Town Tallinn, I came across this unique museum dedicated to the history of orders. Up to that point, I had no idea of the importance of orders in world history. The pieces on display and the stories behind them...More

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Catherine L, Curator at Tallinn Museum of Orders of Knighthood, responded to this reviewResponded 20 August 2018

Thank you Craig S for your wonderful review. We are very happy to spread our passion for orders and decorations and the history that surrounds them! From our experience even the most experinced collectorsand researchers find domething new forthemselves at our museum, and we are...More

Reviewed 19 August 2018

This museum not only introduced me to fascinating pieces of culture from around the world, but it did so in a fun and easy-to-understand way. Every person can find something of interest here. Their wide variety of orders from every time period provide for a...More

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Catherine L, Curator at Tallinn Museum of Orders of Knighthood, responded to this reviewResponded 20 August 2018

Thank you very much for your review. We are very happy that you enjoyed your time at our museum and had a fun and unique experience! Come again!

Reviewed 1 August 2018 via mobile

This museum will exceed your wildest imagination. If you have never shown much interest in orders and knights, you will learn so much about this topic while reviewing the collection that walks you through significant moments in the world history by following the well thought...More

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Catherine L, Curator at Tallinn Museum of Orders of Knighthood, responded to this reviewResponded 4 August 2018

Dear LvTravel, thank you very much for your review! We are very glad that you enjoyed your visit to our museum and took advantage of all the information we provide about our colletion. And you are absolutely right to note that many of our visitors...More

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