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Estonian Theatre and Music Museum

Open Now: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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Displays written in English and Estonian. One floor of historic instruments. Constant... read more

Reviewed July 23, 2018
Lynne S
Winters, California
Small interesting museum

Discovered this small museum located near our hotel on the southern edge of the Old Town.Although... read more

Reviewed November 1, 2017
Lymington, United Kingdom
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The Estonian Theatre and Music Museum collects, preserves, studies and introduces Estonian cultural heritage in the field of theatre and music. New permanent exhibition "Stories and Songs" Our exhibition's stories are a part of Estonia's literary...more
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Muurivahe 12, Tallinn, Estonia
+372 644 2132
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Reviewed September 9, 2018

A small but very interesting and nice museum. You can try playing on a computer or listening to various information

Thank George A
Reviewed July 23, 2018

Displays written in English and Estonian. One floor of historic instruments. Constant opportunities to listen to music old and new.

Thank Lynne S
Reviewed November 1, 2017

Discovered this small museum located near our hotel on the southern edge of the Old Town.Although small, it gave you the fascinating history, development and progression of music and theatre in Estonia, and Tallinn in particular. The exhibits were the collection of one man who...More

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Reviewed July 13, 2017

So it helped that we were a bunch of musicians but it has to be said that the staff did everything they could to make us welcome and the lady in gallery went to great pains to show us everything and explain the workings of...More

Thank Polyolbion A
Reviewed June 8, 2017

Small museum but well displayed artefacts including musical instruments. Music and drama have been very important in shaping the national consciousness, and this is at the heart of the museum. The museum is well ordered and much information is in English. Well worth a visit.

Thank John P
Reviewed August 16, 2016

(Eesti Teatri- ja Muusikamuuseum) Closed for renovation till 2017, the Museum exhibits in Estonian and English offered plenty to see, and hear in a compact but airy, well-lit space. Such as a chance to play an Estonia concert grand piano. Or listen to the docent...More

1  Thank mmserpento
Reviewed May 13, 2016

Spend a quiet hour here (there's a hands-on floor that is a kid-friendly space), and be amazed at how much you'll learn about the history of music and theatre in Estonia. A lot of national pride on display here, that's for sure (see the special...More

Thank Elana E
Reviewed September 1, 2015 via mobile

This museum was near our hotel and I like Theatre so we gave it a try. It was quite cheap to get in and although it was small it was modern. All the displays were in English as well as Estonian. On the top floor...More

Thank abc2015
Reviewed January 21, 2015

This museum is not very popular, but enormously interesting , especially for families with children. The main attraction there is a collection of music boxes and mechanical instruments. Almost all of them are in working condition and for additional 7 EUR ticket a warden will...More

Thank aliq123
Reviewed August 29, 2013

My sister is a music teacher, so we visit many musical instrument museums in Europe. This is the smallest one we have ever been to, but it did have some unique features. The museum itself is located in an old tower of the city wall....More

3  Thank Diana S
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