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Niguliste Museum

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Sometimes it has a concerts

It is a good place to visit when the place has music concerts. We been there in moment like this... read more

Reviewed 5 November 2018
St. Petersburg, Russia
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Danse Macabre!!!

Even if the museum was totally empty and possessed only a single item on display - Danse Macabre by... read more

Reviewed 2 October 2018
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“danse macabre”(49 reviews)
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Founded in the first half of the 13th century, this church was dedicated to St. Nicholas, the patron saint of merchants and seafarers, remained active as a place of worship until World War II and reopened in 1984 as a subsidiary of the Art Museum of...more
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Niguliste 3, Tallinn 10130, Estonia
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Reviewed 5 November 2018 via mobile

It is a good place to visit when the place has music concerts. We been there in moment like this, so it’s really worth to visit.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank ivankhoooo
Reviewed 2 October 2018

Even if the museum was totally empty and possessed only a single item on display - Danse Macabre by Bernt Notke - it would be totally worth the visit. The only preserved medieval Danse Macabre that is painted on canvas (even then, mere 7 out...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank tal-elmar
Reviewed 22 September 2018 via mobile

I highly recommend a visit to the museum inside this historic church. When we visited Tallinn the streets were paved with tourists. The old town, which is very pretty, is much like several other old towns along the shores of the Baltic. It was in...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank 1BarbaraR
Reviewed 19 September 2018

The church has apparently been converted to a gallery/museum but there was little evidence of that during my visit, excepting the bed of nails at the entrance. The church is sparse because much of it was destroyed by Russian bombing but there is (as is...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank kaioatey
Reviewed 14 September 2018 via mobile

An interesting place, but pretty small. There’s a good balance of old and new artwork, but the danse macabre is worth the price of admission alone.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank GingerMedievalist
Reviewed 9 September 2018

It's a medieval former church. There are some very interesting exhibitions in the museum. The church is dedicated to Saint Nicholas.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank George A
Reviewed 2 September 2018

This has a wonderful interior and some splendid paintings and artefacts on show. There are also concerts in the evening.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank KirkieClare
Reviewed 23 August 2018

Not a lot but what they have will knock your socks off. Great artwork, sculptures and heraldry. All set in a simple but well balance gothic church

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Coppercove
Reviewed 19 July 2018

maybe organisation of the museum is little bit messy, but they actually have original frame, and buildings and tunnels 500 years ago wasn't probably any bigger... but all shown details are very valuable. great to see

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank 759borism
Reviewed 9 July 2018

I was very lucky. Nothing to indicate on the door but while I was wandering around there was suddenly a concert. Normally there is some organ music at 4 pm on week days, half an hour, free if you have bought a museum ticket. The...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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