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Museum of Estonian Architecture

Closed Now: 11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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Nice museum full of drawings , modella and samples representing the history and the evolution of... read more

Reviewed May 20, 2019
Rosyth, United Kingdom
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WHEN YOU WERE TO WALK past this museum, you’d probably consider it more of a storage unit

... than something as artistic as it were to offer. And yet you would be right, for once this stone... read more

Reviewed February 8, 2019
London, United Kingdom
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The Museum of Estonian Architecture, situated in the historical building of the Rotermann Salt Storage, is one of Tallinn's most outstanding examples of industrial architecture. Like the majority of architectural museums in the world, the Museum of...more
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Ahtri 2, Tallinn 10151, Estonia
+372 625 7000
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Reviewed May 20, 2019 via mobile

Nice museum full of drawings , modella and samples representing the history and the evolution of the town. Located close to the old city centre, close to the sea and the harbour. We found this museum walking around, it's a free attraction if you have...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank giuseppecincin
Reviewed May 8, 2019

A small and central museum which shows the history of the city from an architectural and urban planning point of view. Has a permanent exhibition on the 1st floor and 2 more floors housing temporary exhibitions which constantly change. It's large enough to be interesting...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Peter S
Reviewed February 8, 2019

... than something as artistic as it were to offer. And yet you would be right, for once this stone cum modernist structure was the Rotermann Salt Storage, and it was only since 1996 that the museum (five years old then) had moved there. And...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 10, 2018

Nice small museum with models plans and drawings as well as the biographies of Estonian architectures - outside you can see some other exhibitions as well.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank George A
Reviewed August 30, 2018 via mobile

Estonia, like other Soviet occupied countries, was unable until recently to really support and foster an architecture field. Literally as soon as freedom was regained-they were off like a shot, and are now known throughout the world for their cutting edge modern architecture. They have...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed June 10, 2018

One of a number of old buildings adapted under the Hjad master plan for the area E of the old town..worth visiting

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank 490theos
Reviewed May 8, 2018 via mobile

We stumbled across this place and were surprised it wasn’t better known. The highlight is the collection of architectural models on the ground floor, but there are other exhibitions throughout the building. Tallinn is full of interesting buildings; it’s a place where the ancient brushes...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Alan W
Reviewed February 6, 2018 via mobile

Lots of info on the last 100 years of architecture in Estonia as well as some predictions for the next couple of decades. Lots of models of buildings which really helps to visualise. Loads of info in English.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Jobbomon
Reviewed January 2, 2018

The exhibits are well set out with descriptions in English. It was interesting to see models of buildings and then observe the real thing the following day. Well worth a visit

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank BrianCowanUK
Reviewed October 1, 2017

If you are interested in architecture this place it's a must when visiting Tallinn. If you are not, you may leave it for a rainy day, perhaps. The exhibition on the ground floor is a very good start for those trying to get a glimpse...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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