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Tallinn City Museum Linnamuuseum

Closed Now: 10:30 - 18:00
Open today: 10:30 - 18:00
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Interesting visit

This museum concentrates on Tallinn's history rather than Estonia's history which is detailed in... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Castle Douglas, United Kingdom
WHAT WOULD BE THE DIFFERENCE between a (national) history museum and a city museum for the capital?

We’ve visited the history one a few posts ago, and now here’s a museum solely dedicated to the very... read more

Reviewed 8 February 2019
London, United Kingdom
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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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All reviews merchant house top floor estonian history several floors audio guide everyday items english subtitles the upper floors interesting exhibits soviet rule well laid out medieval times recent history soviet union worth a visit temporary exhibition old town
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This museum concentrates on Tallinn's history rather than Estonia's history which is detailed in the History Museum on Pikk. This one is housed in a typical old town merchants house and the exhibits range over 3 floors and a cellar. The top floor was closed...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank MarkW55
Reviewed 8 February 2019

We’ve visited the history one a few posts ago, and now here’s a museum solely dedicated to the very Tallinn itself. They each have their own gaze on what counts as history and while their differences are as subtle as it could be (take maritime...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank thejonpage
Reviewed 8 January 2019

We enjoyed the visit to this small museum, it is well laid out over 3 floors and a cellar and had lots of informative historical objects giving the history of Tallin. I would recommend a visit here only 4 euros entrance.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank ACParker50
Reviewed 13 December 2018 via mobile

This museum in the heart of Tallinn has all kinds of typical city museum stuff - but remember to check the informative Soviet eta exhibition upstairs. The model of medieval Tallinn is interesting, too.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank EijaMaija
Reviewed 4 November 2018

We visited Tallinn recently and wanted to visit a couple of the museums. The city museum was really enjoyable and, on different floors, it explained about Estonian history with clear descriptions and guides. Well worth a visit.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank chrismQ914CQ
Reviewed 12 October 2018

We found this to be a very informative and interesting museum. It has several floors and you will need to be able to go up and down stairs to see the whole museum. It is like walking through time, it is about the history of...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank sgec1105
Reviewed 18 September 2018

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

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank ErkiBear
Reviewed 9 September 2018

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

Date of experience: September 2018
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

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank GYWX
Reviewed 6 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

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank MarieJanes
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