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Pikk 17, Tallinn 10123, Estonia
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I saw the historical exhibition here and found it quite moving, likely because in reading all of the information and seeing the photographs I realised links with my own ancestry in how Estonia has moved through wars and the various countries exchanging power. There was...More

Thank fiona07
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I thought the Museum interesting for its description of the guilds in a hanseatic state, and the wrought relationship that a rich city such as Talinn had with its greedy neighbors (Russia, Sweden, Denmark, German orders). As so many city-states on the Baltics, this one...More

Thank kaioatey
Reviewed 10 September 2018

Interesting museum in the center of Tallinn in the building ofthe old Guild House - the entrance fee is €6.

Thank George A
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

The Great Guild Hall hosts exhibition on the Estonian history. Overall, there are only 2.5 floors of exhibitions (not a lot, as the size of the venue is just like a shop), with various exhibition explaining the clothing, history, weapons, coins, and worshipping activities over...More

Thank KingL331
Reviewed 21 August 2018 via mobile

I really liked this museum which covers the history and culture of Estonia as well as other topical exhibits. The coin and currency exhibition was fascinating. You can see the Estonian dry sense of humour from the captions to the exhibits! You can easily spend...More

Thank travelsbysss
Reviewed 21 August 2018

This is a good place to start in Tallinn as it provides the great overview of the history of Estonia and its culture. Has an interesting exhibits of Guild practise in Medieval times, coin collection, gun collection from WWII and much much more.

Thank zannaevans
Reviewed 21 August 2018 via mobile

The Great Guild Hall was a very interesting historic building and a very interesting museum. We enjoyed our time there and learned a lot about Estonian history, medieval life, and guilds.

Thank EJW3
Reviewed 3 August 2018 via mobile

Quite small but worth the money. If you're in a hurry but want to know the history of Estonia and its people an hour is sufficient. Watch the video at the beginning for a crash course of 11 000 years of development. Move on to...More

Thank Douglas M
Reviewed 1 August 2018

Over 3 floors this is a very interesting building to visit. It is the heart of the old town on Pikk. The basement has a military weapon collection, there was a dress collection on the ground floor whilst we were there. The main exhibition covers...More

Thank lisajlb
Reviewed 27 July 2018

A good visit, lots of history of Estonia and the Town of Tallinn. All housed in a great looking building just up from main square. Well worth a look.

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