Kumu Art Museum
Kumu Art Museum
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10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Tuesday
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Wednesday
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Thursday
10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Friday
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Saturday
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Sunday
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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  • Adventure Diva
    Manchester, Connecticut2,055 contributions
    Art lives here
    One of the largest art museums in Northern Europe, this establishment includes both foreign and Estonian modern and contemporary art. Exhibits and galleries are well laid out for children and adults who want to explore KM's art space. Check out KM's online calendar for events. There is a worthwhile "Emancipating Women in Estonia and Finnish" art exhibit that is offered through April 26,2020. The artwork shows changes in social positions of women from the 19th century through the 1950s. To see the largest amount of local Estonian female artwork in one place was inspiring.
    Visited October 2019
    Traveled solo
    Written January 18, 2020
  • Mikael F
    Helsinki, Finland30,625 contributions
    The largest art museum in the Baltics
    This museum was opened in 2006. The modern building is designed by a Finnish architect Pekka Vapaavuori. This was our second visit after April 2006. Two days before our visit, we bought online tickets for the three Kadriorg museums (Kumu, Kadriorg, and Mikkel) for 22 euros (normal rate) and 16 euros (senior rate). There were problems delivering the tickets but it was solved after two emails. Luckily, this ticket is valid for one year because we did have time to visit just Kumu on this trip. There was so much to see. The permanent exhibitions feature Estonian art from the 18th century, art from the Soviet occupation (1941–1991), and Estonian contemporary art. There are also temporary exhibitions of both historical and contemporary art from Estonia and abroad.
    Visited February 2022
    Written February 15, 2022
  • ilabuh
    Rome, Italy62 contributions
    Awesome contemporary art museum
    It's a must-do experience for art and design lovers who visit Tallinn, make sure to have enough time because it's worth it. Admiring and learning from the exhibitions of Estonian art (1750 to nowadays) takes quite a bit of time, then you may wish to explore the surroundings or eat and relax in the museum. The site is a landscape masterwork, impressive architecture, eternal views, a great hall with all necessary services, a cloakroom, a café, a shop and a library.
    Visited November 2019
    Written May 19, 2020
  • Companion12799757347
    2 contributions
    Expensive
    I must say right away, Kumu is a great museum! But how disgusting and shameful it is to make such expensive tickets!! 12€ for an regular ticket for an adult is almost a mockery of the very idea of enlightenment, which should be the purpose of the existence of any museum. It is all the more shameful that the museum presents magnificent works of Estonian art. Probably it is the popularization of the Estonian cultural heritage that contradicts the ideas of those people who make such high prices for museum visits possible. At the same time, coming to London you will be able to visit the most important museums absolutely for free! In Warsaw, a number of museums are available for free every day of the week. And as a result, in a week you will be able to visit almost all the main places. Alas, in Estonia, just coming to the museum (without benefits and special discount cards) turned out to be an expensive pleasure. It's hardly worth being proud of.
    Visited January 2022
    Traveled as a couple
    Written January 8, 2022
  • OT-Lohja
    282 contributions
    Exhibition on Estonian female artists in Kumu
    Kumu is situated in a nice park a couple kms of Tallinn’s centre. It was not easy to find entrance to Kumu because the navigator did not recognise new oneway streets. Kumu is nice, not too large in a nice, fairly young building. Entrance fee is not high. The exhibition we visited was good, Estonian female painters, also some Finnish like Schjerbeck and Theslef. They have a cafe too in Kumu with fair prices.
    Visited February 2020
    Written March 1, 2020
  • Sigrid L
    Brussels, Belgium254 contributions
    Interesting discovery of Estonian art in a building that is beautifully integrated in the surrounding park
    Very interesting museum and architecture of the building. I spent several hours here, discovering lots of Estonian art that I had never heard of. Through the art you also learn a bit about the country's history and people's way of life. I especially liked the part about the Soviet period, and would recommend to start with that.
    Visited August 2021
    Written August 7, 2021
  • Jouni E
    Turku, Finland40 contributions
    One should have enough time for this place
    Excellent introduction to the history of Estonian art, as well as contemporary art. Impressive building complex, closed to the Kadriorg palace and park. I recommend having guided tour, if you don't know Estonian art beforehand. And have enough time, because the exhibitions are large and in several floors.
    Visited February 2020
    Written February 22, 2020
  • kostaevi
    Athens, Greece215 contributions
    Ok!!
    We visited the Kumu Art Museum during our stay in Tallin. It was an interesting experience with a lot of exhibits of different artists and also an exhibition of Estonian history. There is also a cafe inside where you eat or enjoy your coffee.
    Visited July 2021
    Written July 18, 2021
  • Alique B
    6 contributions
    The highlight of my trip!
    If you like art and history, this museum is a must! The building itself is modern and clean. The art exhibits were diverse, spanning from the USSR era to more recent times. I participated in a group activity which lasted 3 hours. The Team Art digital installation was phenomenal! It feels like you are immersed in an ocean, a garden, and standing around a campfire. If you've been to the Van Gogh digital art experience, it is very similar to that. I recommend partaking in the activities they offer if you have the time. The cafe is also very quaint with wonderful food and coffee options.
    Visited March 2023
    Written March 14, 2023
  • Pastorinpoika
    Helsinki, Finland34 contributions
    Absolutely worth a visit
    Its a lovely art museum with various exhibitions in a beautiful location. Besides, the building itself serves a visit. Its a huge museum. Depending on your interest and time, it may be a good idea to select certain exhibitions, not all. There are various types of tickets available, too. There is a good museum shop as well as the cafe. Must in Tallinn if interested in art.
    Visited February 2020
    Written February 19, 2020
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Companion12799757347
2 contributions
Jan 2022 • Couples
I must say right away, Kumu is a great museum! But how disgusting and shameful it is to make such expensive tickets!! 12€ for an regular ticket for an adult is almost a mockery of the very idea of enlightenment, which should be the purpose of the existence of any museum. It is all the more shameful that the museum presents magnificent works of Estonian art. Probably it is the popularization of the Estonian cultural heritage that contradicts the ideas of those people who make such high prices for museum visits possible.
At the same time, coming to London you will be able to visit the most important museums absolutely for free! In Warsaw, a number of museums are available for free every day of the week. And as a result, in a week you will be able to visit almost all the main places.
Alas, in Estonia, just coming to the museum (without benefits and special discount cards) turned out to be an expensive pleasure. It's hardly worth being proud of.
Written January 8, 2022
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OT-Lohja
Lohja282 contributions
Feb 2020
Kumu is situated in a nice park a couple kms of Tallinn’s centre. It was not easy to find entrance to Kumu because the navigator did not recognise new oneway streets.
Kumu is nice, not too large in a nice, fairly young building. Entrance fee is not high. The exhibition we visited was good, Estonian female painters, also some Finnish like Schjerbeck and Theslef. They have a cafe too in Kumu with fair prices.
Written March 1, 2020
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Sigrid L
Brussels, Belgium254 contributions
Aug 2021
Very interesting museum and architecture of the building. I spent several hours here, discovering lots of Estonian art that I had never heard of. Through the art you also learn a bit about the country's history and people's way of life. I especially liked the part about the Soviet period, and would recommend to start with that.
Written August 7, 2021
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Jouni E
Turku, Finland40 contributions
Feb 2020
Excellent introduction to the history of Estonian art, as well as contemporary art. Impressive building complex, closed to the Kadriorg palace and park. I recommend having guided tour, if you don't know Estonian art beforehand. And have enough time, because the exhibitions are large and in several floors.
Written February 22, 2020
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kostaevi
Athens, Greece215 contributions
Jul 2021
We visited the Kumu Art Museum during our stay in Tallin. It was an interesting experience with a lot of exhibits of different artists and also an exhibition of Estonian history.
There is also a cafe inside where you eat or enjoy your coffee.
Written July 18, 2021
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews as part of our industry-leading trust & safety standards. Read our transparency report to learn more.

Alique B
6 contributions
Mar 2023
If you like art and history, this museum is a must! The building itself is modern and clean. The art exhibits were diverse, spanning from the USSR era to more recent times. I participated in a group activity which lasted 3 hours. The Team Art digital installation was phenomenal! It feels like you are immersed in an ocean, a garden, and standing around a campfire. If you've been to the Van Gogh digital art experience, it is very similar to that. I recommend partaking in the activities they offer if you have the time. The cafe is also very quaint with wonderful food and coffee options.
Written March 14, 2023
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Pastorinpoika
Helsinki, Finland34 contributions
Feb 2020
Its a lovely art museum with various exhibitions in a beautiful location. Besides, the building itself serves a visit. Its a huge museum. Depending on your interest and time, it may be a good idea to select certain exhibitions, not all. There are various types of tickets available, too. There is a good museum shop as well as the cafe. Must in Tallinn if interested in art.
Written February 20, 2020
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Phil
La Coruna, Spain2,386 contributions
Nov 2021 • Business
Great art exhibition with focus on Estonia, Russain and contemporary pieces. Stunning building. 30-45 minuts walk from city center / ferry harbour. In a beautiful area close the President Residence.
Written November 30, 2021
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Nicholas N
Copenhagen, Denmark879 contributions
Mar 2023
A nice museum in a beautiful building. They have Estonian art both old and really new. Pictures mostly but also other things.
If you plan to do a lot of museum etc. I would recommend the Tallinn card which makes it at lot more affordable.
Written March 22, 2023
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Anonymous855
Trabuco Canyon, California1,680 contributions
Jul 2022
Yes, I know art is in the eye of the beholder and I'm saying that made our group so uncomfortable with distaste for genitalia stuff that we left the floor to see something else. It was offensive. Rest of the museum was good and we paused for lunch in the cafe.
Written August 7, 2022
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