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Great Guild Hall

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Pikk 17, Tallinn 10123, Estonia
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I went to this museum as it was next to our hotel and the three of us were students so received a discounted entrance. The exhibition itself was so interesting with the entire history of Estonia and focus points of fashion, weapons and religious connotations....More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank elliegilbertryan
Helene T, Public Relations Manager at Great Guild Hall, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear visitors, We are so sorry, that your visit to our museum didn´t give you entirely good experience. Yes, to have interesting exhibition is good, but it all starts and ends with people. They give the final note how you remember your visit. We sincerely...More

Reviewed 11 December 2018

We went to see the fashion exhibition about women's clothing in 20s-40s. Nice and small exhibition with some sound effects and music, some reading and beautiful costumes. It was also interesting to have a quick look about Estonian history. Nice overview with technical gadgets and...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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estonianhistory, Public Relations Manager at Great Guild Hall, responded to this reviewResponded 13 December 2018

Thank you for your good words and you are always welcome!

Reviewed 27 September 2018

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

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank fiona07
Reviewed 20 September 2018

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

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 10 September 2018

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

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank George A
Reviewed 26 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

Date of experience: August 2018
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

Date of experience: August 2018
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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.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank zannaevans
Reviewed 20 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.

Date of experience: July 2018
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

Date of experience: August 2018
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