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  • FionaB1357
    Loughborough, UK12 contributions
    So much to do and explore, for both young and old.

    A fantastic place to spend many hours. It is great to see somewhere that makes science fun and accessible. Great explanations and well thought out interactive exhibits.
    Written September 28, 2022
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  • LMilich
    Jakarta166 contributions
    And one of the more interesting streets away from the old centre is Kastani. Include that in your rambling around town....
    Written October 5, 2022
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  • Rexonaut
    Brussels, Belgium723 contributions
    We went to see 2 art exhibitions there, but took a time to look also on the main exhibition. Very interactive, but not so easy discover. Found several interesting things, I did not know. As it included also some more modern times, got some nostalgic memories.
    Don't miss the lunch in the cafeteria. One of the best lunches in Tartu. Impressive menu.
    Written July 31, 2022
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  • Jekaterina
    1 contribution
    We received a very interesting guided tour around the museum. We could make paper and print postcards. The guide was friendly and nice, spoke Estonian and English, so our communication was perfect.
    Written October 29, 2022
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  • Julius K
    24 contributions
    Nice. Everyone remembers young days, first love, nice girl, romantic days and nights. Always good to be a student in all countries
    Written August 2, 2022
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  • Jane E
    Parnu, Estonia79 contributions
    It will definitely be interesting for parents to look for their toys.
    Hopefully the whole thing will increase even more, because I didn't find any of my dolls, probably the selection of dolls was quite large back then.
    The child had also interesting time there, he thought that the children back of the old times had more interesting games.
    I would invite everyone who has old toys at home to donate them to the museum. There were also newer toys and playrooms for smaller ones which are a good idea.
    Written August 17, 2021
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  • ilabuh
    Rome, Italy62 contributions
    Quiet relaxing garden perfect for a meditation retreat from the city and yet so close to it. It's especially beautiful in summer when the weather is sunny and the flowers are blooming.
    Written June 6, 2022
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  • Kelly
    7 contributions
    I had only seen few pictures from this place so I didn't have high expeditions. But all the staff there were super friendly, they helped and were ready to answer any questions. You go quite high when visiting it, and you get some amazing views. But also it is very fascinating museum, you see lots of interesting things about university of Tartu and the knowledge you learn. It was totally worth the visit and I would go there again! It is so modern but you can also drive with the oldest lift, which was scary but so cool!
    Written November 20, 2022
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  • Ian C
    London, UK23,970 contributions
    The neoclassical main building is a prominent landmark in Tartu, which is known as the intellectual capital of Estonia.

    The university itself dates back to 1632 and is now located across the city. The main museum is located in the park, but the main building has a small museum with plaster casts of classical statues, paintings of the university and a few Egyptian artefacts while along the corridor are prints by Durer and other artists.

    When a guide is available, you can apparently visit the student cells at the top of the building.

    As one side of the main building there is a photographic project with members of the academic community looking out onto the street.
    Written September 17, 2019
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  • Mihkel Putrinš
    Tallinn, Estonia3 contributions
    Grab a pair of skates for €3 and hop on a free rink for a hour. Don't expect high-speed sporting, tho :p
    Written January 25, 2021
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  • LMilich
    Jakarta166 contributions
    Walk through a former industrial brewery with remnant equipment, which also exhibits the history of beer. Interactive displays and a small tasting at the end enhance the experience.
    Written October 5, 2022
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  • PBTravelstheWorld
    Lynden, WA398 contributions
    Great church made of brick part of the Baltic Brick Gothic Churches (mainly in Baltic states, Poland, Germany, Denmark). These churches and areas are all associated with the Hanseatic League and the trade and wealth that these areas enjoyed. Besides the amazing brick work (stop outside and really look at this intricate Gothic workmanship) building is the terracotta faces. Each one is different, so not from a mold. Some with crowns, period hats and head coverings, all with different facial features both men and women. There are over 200 and if you have a small pair of binoculars it helps. If you only do one church in this town - this is the gem to see!
    Written August 29, 2020
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  • Philip P
    Herentals, Belgium1,175 contributions
    This is an automatic "included" if you visit the former cathedral/library, now the university museum. Well set-up and maintained place, nice to walk. The only "but", apart from the rain, are the cobblestones - so ladies, wear flat shoes and all, wear comfortable shoes.
    Written May 10, 2019
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  • Jürgo
    Tartu, Estonia1 contribution
    A wonderful museum in the heart of Tartu. Definitely worth a visit - lots of activities for both children and grown-ups. The exhibitions were mostly interactive and are interesting even for those who aren't that interested in Estonian sports history. We spent 1,5-2 hours at the museum and we would definitely come back!
    Written August 25, 2022
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  • Rexonaut
    Brussels, Belgium723 contributions
    It was better than expected. My kids were there few years ago and were not excited. So, I had low expectations. In reality this small paleontology museum was very interesting and eye widening about the development of Estonian region many thousands year ago. I liked the second floor more than 1st.
    Written July 31, 2022
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