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Ilon's World of Wonders

Kooli 5, Haapsalu 90502, Estonia
+372 473 7065
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Kids like it

Great place for families with kids. Kids have a lot to touch and play with. Great museum all the... read more

Reviewed April 9, 2017
Uku S
Saaremaa, Estonia
Back to childhood

Nice place, it not only impresses with the big collection of illustrations, but also gives special... read more

Reviewed January 14, 2017
St. Petersburg, Russia
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The Ilon Wikland Gallery, showcasing the work of the illustrator of Astrid Lindgren's children's books, opened in Haapsalu in 2006. Ilon's World of Wonders opened in 2009.Did you know...? *At Ilon's World of Wonders you can draw, watch films, admire Ilon's illustrations, write a letter to Karlsson, test your skills in the handicraft workshop and Mattias' house, discover the secrets of the Magic Well, try stilt-walking, watch children's performances, work in the Bullerby kitchen, enjoy a picnic and have a great time generally!Check out the summer and winter schedule of events on the Ilon's World of Wonders website.
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
Kooli 5, Haapsalu 90502, Estonia
+372 473 7065
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Reviewed April 9, 2017

Great place for families with kids. Kids have a lot to touch and play with. Great museum all the year round.

Thank Uku S
Reviewed January 14, 2017

Nice place, it not only impresses with the big collection of illustrations, but also gives special romantic atmosphere to the whole town of Haapsalu as far as you start to see it as the place which inspired the painter. Also gives new knowledge - did...More

Thank Evgeniya_Borisova
Reviewed August 23, 2016

Haapsalu is a small Estonian town at a distance of hundred kilometers from the capital of Estonia Tallinn. There are many wonderful sightseeings beginning from beautiful railway station, that is the museum now and to an unusual museum Ilon's World of Wonders. Ilon Vikland, who...More

Thank Irina B
Reviewed August 17, 2016

It was great feeling to go back to my childhood and re-discover great books I red when I was kid. Also the museum/history part was nicely done. Great job. Also kids had their fun in playroom, play ground and doing by their hands wooden medallion....More

Thank Rexonaut
Reviewed July 31, 2016 via mobile

This place had been in our list for long. Still, until kids were small I did not dear to go and it was not really on our way. Now I can confirm, this place is great and suitable for kids as of pretty early days....More

Thank Margit M
Reviewed July 19, 2016 via mobile

Really nice place for families with children. Really nice and helpful personal. Need more information in English, because i cant understand all information about this lady.

Thank Madara K
Reviewed July 7, 2016

This museum-playground is a perfect place to take children of all ages. As well as a collection of the drawings of Ilon Wikland who illustrated the population children books of Astrid Lindgren there are playrooms where children can draw, read, create handicrafts and just play....More

Thank SydneyMaie
Reviewed June 29, 2016

Ilon Wiklands museum offers excitement and pictures to children and adults. A place to visit if you like Astrid Lindgrens books.

Thank perh0
Reviewed June 24, 2016

bit expencive for a playroom but my 4 year old loved it so it was worth the 18 euro (6 euro per person) they have great playroom upstairs and some other activities out in garden.

Thank Katrin M
Reviewed June 4, 2016 via mobile

I did enjoy the museum, but I suspect you need to have a personal relation to the work of Ilon Wikland to truly appreciate the place. Probably a great place to visit with kids, don't miss the garden.

Thank Lottacarolina
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