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Tartu City Museum

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One of the most historically important buildings in Tartu

Referred to locally as 'Catherine's House', which name hides the small but succinct Tartu City... read more

Reviewed July 3, 2015
Derettens O
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Tartu, Estonia
A gem in a great historical setting of Catherine The Great house

A small yet very dense in content a gem of a museum. From a large display of Tartu's city plan of... read more

Reviewed February 15, 2019
Victor P
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Cambridge, Massachusetts
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Feb 15, 2019
“A gem in a great historical setting of Catherine The Great house”
May 26, 2017
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When walking in the Old Town of Tartu, head also for the other side of the riverbanks where you will see the early classicist Pistohlkors or Katariina House. It is a building from the 18th century that used to belong to Lieutenant WC von...more
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Narva mnt 23, Tartu 51009, Estonia
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Reviewed February 15, 2019

A small yet very dense in content a gem of a museum. From a large display of Tartu's city plan of XVII century, with amazing artifacts from the times immemorial, this little museum can be your guide through Tarbutu-Yuryev-Derpt-Dorpat-Tartu as the city raced through many...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed May 26, 2017

Many beautiful things to see and learn, I liked the "pink room", the ancient coins, the old city maps of Tartu and the blue vase

Date of experience: May 2017
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Reviewed October 18, 2015 via mobile

We visited the Museum as part of a business trip to Tartu. The rooms are lovely decorated and well preserved. We had a guided tour from oen of the curator which brought everything to live. She provided a lot of explanations behind the various key...More

Date of experience: September 2015
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Laura R, Public Relations Manager at Tartu City Museum, responded to this reviewResponded December 9, 2015

Thank you very much for such a positive review! We're glad you had a great time at the museum.

Reviewed July 3, 2015

Referred to locally as 'Catherine's House', which name hides the small but succinct Tartu City (history) Museum. The reality behind this local name is that Catherine the Great of Russia having gifted the powers that be in Tartu the financing to build Kivisild (the Stone...More

Date of experience: July 2015
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Laura R, Public Relations Manager at Tartu City Museum, responded to this reviewResponded December 9, 2015

Thank you very much for such a thorough and positive review!

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