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Estonian National Museum

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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I loved the IT used in this museum.

This museum is in easy reach of the centre - by no. 7 bus or a 25 minute walk. The building is HUGE... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Tartu, Estonia
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History blended with Technology

One of the best features of this museum is that your museum ticket can be used to translate the... read more

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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
Muuseumi tee 2, Tartu 60532, Estonia
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This museum is in easy reach of the centre - by no. 7 bus or a 25 minute walk. The building is HUGE and amazing in itself. There were three exhibitions on when we went, but we only got to the main one as we...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

One of the best features of this museum is that your museum ticket can be used to translate the display descriptions into one of seven languages. The museum has interactive exhibits as well as static exhibits. One room has a chronological time line of Estonia...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were visiting with a group of 30 people from Belgium (ages between 15 and 81 years old) and everybody thought it was great. You can spend several hours there. No Flemish language available but English, French, German, ..;

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Interesting und multisided museum into Estonian history and culture, more recent and ancient, as well. Nice architecture.

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank timod694
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The exhibition is huge. It takes easily three hours to go throuhg the museum. The building itself is interesting as is the location of the museum. It’s build on a Soviet era military airstrip.

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank SusaMasa
Reviewed July 11, 2019

Two permanent exhibits. One is on the various small Finno-Ugric subgroups, including Estonians and (I did not know this) Sami (sometimes called Lapps). The other is post-independence Estonia, including the Soviet occupation. Estonia will remind you often about the Soviet period. Forty minute walk from...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed July 10, 2019 via mobile

A 20min walk away to the east of the center of Tartu you will find the Estonian National Museum. It is located on the old Raadi airfield and was opened in fall 2016. It has a wonderful collection of Estonian historical treasures and covers the...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed June 17, 2019

The museum is quite new. The excellent experience starts with the architecture of the building. The roof is sloping- higher at the entrance and lower at the other side. Glass and steel dominate the walls- a little similar to the architecture of the Museum of...More

Date of experience: June 2019
1  Thank Pentti Y
Reviewed June 3, 2019

I was only able to spend 90 minutes here, and there was still a lot to see. The place is huge, set in lovely grounds. Starting with recent history, you go gradually back in time as you go further into the hall. Lots of interactive...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank 775Jenniferruth775
Reviewed May 7, 2019

We had a delightful guide named Patrick who took us on a 2 1/2 hour tour which we thoroughly enjoyed. He has a cute sense of humor and led us through the long history of Estonia. The museum displays were well done in a museum...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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October 3, 2018|
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Response from Ritva M | Reviewed this property |
I do agreed mostly with the answer above, but it is a great pity to limit the stay for one day, specially if you are going in the summer. The ERM (Eesti Rahva Muuseum) is a very fascinating place and it is worth visiting... More
October 3, 2018|
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Response from carolsommer | Reviewed this property |
We chose to hire a car whilst in Estonia - public transport appeared to be somewhat time consuming and not as regular as we are used to in the UK. The National Museum is superb and you can easily enjoy more than half a day... More
August 15, 2018|
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Response from raagritsikas | Property representative |
Yes. Bus nr 27 takes off from the city centre (in front of the shopping centre Kvartal) and stops in front of the museum.