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Kumu Art Museum

Weizenbergi 34 | Valge 1, Tallinn 10127, Estonia
372 602 6001
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Ranked #13 of 138 attractions in Tallinn
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Art Museums, Historic Sites
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57 reviews 57 reviews
34 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 NEW

This lovely museum has a wonderful display of Estonian painter's work, displayed in the usual chronological order. From Old Town hop on Tram #1 to get to the museum and the nearby Kadriorg Park and Kadriog Palace.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014 NEW

For any art lover, the Kumu museum in Kadriorg Park is a must. The generous exhibits, primarily of Estonian painting since the late 18th century, are beautifully displayed and there are usually several special exhibits to augment the permanent collection. We saw a superb exhibit on the painter Nikolai Triik and also a very good exhibit of the works of... More

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40 reviews 40 reviews
15 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

a must visit. there is something for everyone. it will keep you busy, you can sail through the areas that do not interest you but, you must see it.. structure is beautiful. totally amazing lay out. and the tyre chairs at level one. is absolutely creative.. loved them.

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62 reviews 62 reviews
21 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

When I see negative reviews because the museum was closed in all or part, I think folks need to reconsider giving the whole museum a negative review. This is a beautiful building in a beautiful park and there is more than enough to enjoy in the exhibits. I enjoyed seeing work by artists from Estonia and the region. It doesn't... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

Kadriorg Park is a wonderful place to visit, and the Kumu Museum is a fascinating place, both architecturally and exhibition-wise. This is the place to see traditional Estonian art, and also the avant garde.

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Calgary, Canada
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

One never knows what to expect of art museums, and this was disappointing to me. For one thing, nearly half of the museum was closed. While much of the museum might interest locals, I did find the area named "Difficult Choices" interesting as it applied to the occupations era. The walk through the beautiful park and by the ponds and... More

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Cheltenham, England, United Kingdom
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

When we bought a ticked no one told us that the 5th floor is closed for the changes. And that was the part where we wanted to spend most of our time. Otherwise the art is amazing.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

A well designed museum featuring not only the most contemporary of Estonian art but a fantastic collection of Estonian up through the years. Well worth a half a day!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

This new, partly underground art museum reminded us of Australia's Partliament House in its architectural design. The display of Estonian art was magnificent and we got to know the work of artists previously unknown to us. The Museum is easy to get to on the Hop On-Hop Off bus but as it is out of central Tallinn be sure to... More

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Newbridge, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014 via mobile

It is a very modern museum with art suited to everyone's taste. A must for the art enthusiast. Near the Japanese Garden and continue on for a walk on the promenade.

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