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So interesting.

A little difficult to find as we were walking but so interesting. We were eager to see it as we had... read more

Reviewed 24 April 2018
Nigel F
The oldest museum in the country

I wasn't expecting much from this place but it is a nice little museum. Russian Tsar Peter the... read more

Reviewed 28 September 2017
Jaka Z
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Peter the Great's house is the oldest museum in Tallinn. It exhibits a unique collection of genuine objects that surrounded Peter I and Catherine I of Russia during their day-to-day life in Estonia. The couple had stayed in this house several times...more
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Reviewed 24 April 2018

A little difficult to find as we were walking but so interesting. We were eager to see it as we had previously seen Peter the Great's similar cottage in St. Petersburg. Luckily we were the only ones there so the lady on the reception desk...More

Thank Nigel F
Reviewed 28 September 2017 via mobile

I wasn't expecting much from this place but it is a nice little museum. Russian Tsar Peter the Great stayed in this little house while his Palace was under construction. Typical for these kinds of museums, you'll see his bed, dinning table, chairs and some...More

2  Thank Jaka Z
Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

We came across this Museum rather unexpectedly as it didn't feature prominently on the map we'd picked up at the Tourist Office and appear in the list of the top things to see in Tallinn when I'd looked on Trip Advisor before the visit.. however...More

3  Thank LauraBow123
Reviewed 3 September 2017

Just as we passed further upward from the Kadriorg Palace Museum and presidential residence, along the alleys of beautiful trees and beside the charming lawns with the ponds and fountains, we suddenly got in the front of one humble 17th century cottage. That is where...More

Thank Oleg Y
Reviewed 1 September 2017

Peter the Great and his wife Catherine spent some time there, having bought the house from the widow of a German merchant while the palace next door was being built. They were very happy there leading a simple life, Catherine tending the vegetable garden. It...More

Thank Frog-Aus
Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

This small cottage is worth a visit as part of a day in Kadriorg Park between seeing the Art Galleries. There is a very informative short film to see before seeing the three rooms in the cottage. The gentleman working there also explained a lot...More

1  Thank RobertJE
Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

Another nice historic house museum is the Peter the Great museum, it is only a few minutes walk from both Kumu and Kadriorg Palace art museums and it will tell you a little bit of a story about Peter the first, and it is only...More

Thank MrPhileasF
Reviewed 26 May 2017 via mobile

Visited here on trip to Kadriorg Park and though it is not a big place, glad we went. Thinking of Peter and Catherine living here in this humble house when they could have been in a grand palace shows some humility. Apparently Peter loved this...More

Thank maapar
Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

Peters museum is basically the house where he settled when he conquered Tallinn.their pre tour video is very informative. so dont miss it. inside the house theres hardly much to see. must see the summer palace after this- his actual home to be but he...More

1  Thank guptaratika
Reviewed 30 September 2016

Located in Kadriorg Park between Kadriorg Palace and KUMU, you should stop here and take a look inside. It is small indeed (a kitchen downstairs, one small room upstairs and a couple of rooms on the main floor) so it can be done in a...More

2  Thank Markus A. W
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