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Tallinn City Museum Linnamuuseum

Closed Now: 10:30 am - 6:00 pm
Open today: 10:30 am - 6:00 pm
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Different style old school museum for learning about the history of the city and lots of οτηερ... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
George A
Nicosia, Cyprus
Good small overview of Estonian history

Go there to learn what has made Estonians over the centuries. Although we only met pleasant people... read more

Reviewed 9 August 2018
Wexford, Ireland
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Through interactive exhibits, stage shows, video and slide presentations, this museum traces Tallinn's history from the 13th century to the 1990s.
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Vene 17, Tallinn 10123, Estonia
+372 615 5180
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This museum is a hidden gem on a rainy day. Start at the top with the start of Tallinn as a Hanseatic port and work down through the Soviet occupation, round the ground floor to the present day. Interesting exhibits, some from people who work...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Different style old school museum for learning about the history of the city and lots of οτηερ things(entrance €4).

Thank George A
Reviewed 9 August 2018

Go there to learn what has made Estonians over the centuries. Although we only met pleasant people there, one of the panels says they are low on a happiness index and think that to survive is to be happy enough. You'll see why when you...More

Thank GYWX
Reviewed 7 August 2018

This is a cute and compact museum, a number of small rooms which flow a little sporadically through history at times. For example, the first room is with concern to WW1& 2 and Soviet occupation, then you go downstairs to look at ceramics, then upstairs...More

Thank MarieJanes
Reviewed 24 July 2018 via mobile

I stayed in an apartment just next door. When all the kids were taking their nap, I went to the museum, paid EUR4, and enjoyed the social history of Tallinn. The museum is not about war, politics and things like those. But it exhibits what...More

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Reviewed 12 July 2018 via mobile

It costs 4€ to get in. The museum is nice, and have alot off history. Not much to read. The basement has alot off cheramic witch to me was pretty unnecesairy. But overall a nice museum with a good anonymt to go through.

Thank fluffycatpower
Reviewed 3 July 2018 via mobile

The museum is housed in a 14th century merchant house. We visited and was provided with an excellent introduction to the history of Tallinn until today. The top floor presents an insightful portrait of life under Soviet rule and there's a magnificent video of the...More

Thank GAN L
Reviewed 2 July 2018

Fascinating museum about the history of the city. The stuff about the guilds is quite interesting but the exhibitions on the more recent history are really worth a good amount of time. The temporary exhibition on the social history of the last hundred years decade...More

Thank Maria K
Reviewed 25 June 2018 via mobile

This three storey museum details the development of the city as an important trading port since the Middle Ages but the Twentieth Century story is the one that catches the attention of western visitors. After the First World War, the country came under the influence...More

Thank ianquickfall
Reviewed 22 June 2018 via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed our visit to this museum, in particular the two helpful ladies who were obviously very proud of their home city! The displays were intriguing, and very tastefully done in the old merchant house. Looking up into the old brick chimney, and exploring...More

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