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Kalev Marzipan Factory Museum

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Operated by Estonia's leading candy factory, this specialty museum features exhibits on how candy is made, the history of chewing gum in the USSR and an extensive display of antique candy boxes.
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Pikk 16, Tallinn 10123, Estonia
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+372 646 4192
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Reviewed July 28, 2019

really nice marzipans Different shapes Lot of varieties They offer free tasting If you love marzipan do visit There is small area where you can sit and drink and marzipans and other thing s

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Keyur M
Reviewed June 17, 2019 via mobile

Was expecting to find a full on museum here of celebs made of marzipan instead was just a cafe full of old people

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed June 13, 2019 via mobile

We had a look round the museum and watched a lady decorating marzipan. The best part was lunch in the cafe - we went to the upper floor and sat in a bay window. We both had salads and a beer - my duck with...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank LizzieH738
Reviewed April 1, 2019

The chocolate factory Kalev was established already in 1806, nowadays owned by a Norwegian food conglomerate it still remains very Estonian. My favourite is their practically packaged marzipan sold in four flavours including the Vana Tallinn liquer. The museum located in the corner house of...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Heli P
Reviewed January 22, 2019

Lovely candy shop with a little marzipan museum in the corner which has some quite impressive marzipan art. Otto Kubo, the inventor, is there to explain it to you if you'd like to speak to him. Kalev is a very known sweets brand in Estonia...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 677sandrines
Reviewed August 31, 2018

We enjoyed our little stop here. A very friendly member of staff welcomed us and told us about the little marzipan gallery downstairs. We had look round and then she gave us tastes of 3 different types of marzipan - there was no pressure to...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank alimot68
Reviewed August 10, 2018 via mobile

We love chocolate and marzipan as a family. This was a great place to stop and take photos and get samples. They even let you sit and (for a modest fee) paint and decorate your own marzipan dessert. Big hit with family to close out...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank D7323MOpatrickl
Reviewed August 3, 2018

The best before date marked on the cellophane cover of the marzipan figure bought six weeks ago at Kalev in Tallinn grows ever nearer. To eat it, or to keep it for our own museum of momentoes of our travels? It survived a journey through...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Followbruin
Reviewed July 1, 2018

I love marzipan and I love chocolate, so this was a no-brainer, right? Wrong!!! I wish we hadn't bothered. Upon entrance we found a woman sitting at one end of the counter, painting little marzipan figures. I complimented her work but she neither responded nor...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed June 7, 2018 via mobile

I think it was my own fault for seeing a Marzipahn museum on the map, and with it being my favorite candy, I got very excited. Don't get me wrong, it's cute, and worth a quick glance, but I expected more. Loved all the traditional...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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