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Maarjamae Palace Estonian History Museum (Maarjamae Loss)

Pirita tee 56, Tallinn +372, Estonia
+372 696 8600
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Beautifully restored buildings with a wonderful painting in the main hall painted in1987 three... read more

Reviewed 30 September 2017
roryjdoyle
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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Important museum of estonian history

Beside that Estonian History Museum we've seen in Peek str. in Old Town of Tallinn, we also visited... read more

Reviewed 7 September 2017
Oleg Y
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Belgrade, Serbia
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Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

Beautifully restored buildings with a wonderful painting in the main hall painted in1987 three years before independence took place in1990.

Thank roryjdoyle
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Beside that Estonian History Museum we've seen in Peek str. in Old Town of Tallinn, we also visited this museum of same purpose in Pirita region of the estonian capital. The museum is settled in very nice, old, stone palace, with ornated roof, one tower...More

Thank Oleg Y
Reviewed 28 February 2016

Very interesting exhibition. This era of Estonian history is not well known, I assume. At least I did not have a full picture on what really happened and by whom. It is not only the German occupation, but starts from the Soviet invasion & occupation...More

1  Thank Waiski
Reviewed 30 August 2015 via mobile

There was not much to see inside the museum, felt like waste of money. But the statues of Lenin and Stalin behind the museum were really great.

2  Thank Tarkmees
Reviewed 22 July 2015 via mobile

This palace converted to museums.The main section is the Soviet time statues and the other Estonian film and electricity museum .A good view of the harbour from here.

Thank SE s
Reviewed 12 May 2015

Often one think at a historical museum as a boring experience but this is not the case with Estonian history museum. Full of interactive activites, interesting material, facts and about the nation today, videos, games. Much variety in the way things are exposed. Definitely to...More

Thank A121212
Reviewed 29 April 2015

We arrived here on a wet miserable day and were told that there was no history here... We had read about the German occupation exhibition in the stables so asked about that. We were sold a ticket that we thought covered all the site so...More

3  Thank wombatdavid
Reviewed 26 April 2015

The stables only reopened last year- and beautifully restored with excellent facilities- but the Castles and Pawns exhibition is outstanding- it is described as "the first comprenesive exhibition 0f the German occupation of Estonia" but it is so much more-It allows the visitor to understand...More

1  Thank Schadla-Hall T
Reviewed 27 February 2015

The renovated stable of Maarjamäe palace (about 200 meters from the main building) is an exhibition and educational environment of the Estonian History Museum and there has been opened a new interactive exhibition about German Occupation of Estonia 1941–1944, providing a thorough overview of one...More

1  Thank vivian L
Reviewed 9 January 2015

This review is a tale of two Halves. In the first place, I went to Maarjamae Palace as an extension of the Estonion History Museum. I went out by taxi and it was a bit like going to a place that had been left behind....More

5  Thank NapierAro
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