Estonian Road Museum

Estonian Road Museum, Varbuse: Hours, Address, Estonian Road Museum Reviews: 5/5

Estonian Road Museum
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Wednesday
11:00 - 18:00
Thursday
11:00 - 18:00
Friday
11:00 - 18:00
Saturday
11:00 - 18:00
Sunday
11:00 - 18:00
About
The newest part of the museum is the Machinery Hall, opened in July 2019, with the exhibition The Rule of Machines – a fascinating interactive exhibition on car mechanics and traffic physics, safe driving, and building safe roads. Outdoor exhibition Road Time is a road going through time and space where you can see old and new vehicles. Visitors can also explore Eastern Europe’s largest collection of road construction machines. For children, we have a wide selection of two-wheeled and electric cars in the traffic city. At the Varbuse Post Station, you can learn about the development of roads and modes of travel and there is a children’s museum on the first floor of the house
Suggested duration
2-3 hours
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Helen S
Tallinn, Estonia12 contributions
Very positive suprise!
Jul 2018 • Friends
Deffinetly worth visiting with children. Also very interesting for adults. Museum is new and up to date. We visited in 25. july 2018.
Written 27 July 2018
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Rasmus T
Tallinn, Estonia24 contributions
Worth to visit if already made it to that part of Estonia
Aug 2016 • Friends
I was first sceptial about visiting Road Museum. But if already in that part of Estonia worth to check it out. Most likely all ages will find something interesting to see or learn. Good entertainment for couple of hours.
Written 10 August 2016
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ElerinU
Tallinn, Estonia51 contributions
Fun for everyone
Aug 2015 • Couples
Enjoyed the nice walk, bikeride and all the attractions outdoors. Probably best for families with kids.
Written 5 August 2015
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Father_Aleks
145 contributions
You can touch everything
May 2015 • Family
A lot of heavy machines for road construction and maintenance. A few buses and autos. Almost everything belongs to 40-90th of 20th century but some items belong to earlier periods. Everything you can touch or come in. Saurer bus (was built in 1943) you can ride (not always but they arrange trips sometimes).
As far as children want to get into everything (and it wasn't easy to climb on) they were almost exhausted in 3 hours.
Written 1 June 2015
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777kristine
Tallinn6 contributions
Must see, recommend!
Intresting,fun way to learn about history of road.
Traffic city is great too, very realistic and reasonable pricing-3 eur 10min!
Written 18 August 2014
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TimeTripper
Vantaa, Finland670 contributions
A new type of museum
Jul 2014 • Family
Estonia has got it right to attract people by renewing the whole idea of a museum concept. Whether it is the Maritime museum in Tallinn or the Estonian Road museum in Kanepi, you can touch and try things by yourself. Lot to do for kids - electric cars and free horse carriage, but also for adults to see what it was like in 70ties and 80ties in the Soviet Estonia.

If you have a trip to Southern Estonia in mind, I do recommend to pay a visit there!
Written 31 July 2014
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Cpucc001
Rapla County, Estonia129 contributions
Simply - go there and play!!
Aug 2013
This place was stellar! Perfect kids and adults (even without kids)

You can explore through Estonian history as well as that of roads and learn a few amazing take away facts :)

Free Horse carriage rides, smallelectric cars you can drive around, massive road machines, soviet history from cars to road concepts, it a must see even if you have to go out of the way to get there it will entertain for as long as you have to stay and take it in!

They even rent out iPad tours for 2€ in your language

Good coverage in English, Russian Estonian Finnish Latvian
Written 4 August 2013
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BM🇪🇪
Espoo, Finland95 contributions
Good place to go with children
Jun 2013 • Family
Very interesting place for adults as well children ( all ages). Something for history lovers, something for activity lovers and a lot for children.
Written 1 July 2013
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Estonian Road Museum is open:
  • Wed - Sun 11:00 - 18:00