Punane Torn
Punane Torn
3.5
Historic SitesHistory Museums
10:00 - 18:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 18:00
Thursday
10:00 - 18:00
Friday
10:00 - 18:00
Saturday
10:00 - 18:00
Sunday
10:00 - 18:00
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A museum in the medieval tower in the old city centre. The Red Tower is Pärnu’s oldest surviving structure. Built in the early 15th century, the corner tower of the city wall was both a fortification and a prison. Since November 2020, the tower houses a museum. In this fascinating building you can now get acquainted with the architecture of this ancient tower and the medieval town of New-Pärnu. In the Red Tower’s panorama cinema you can watch the exciting animated movie which introduces Pärnu’s history. The museum ticket includes a panoramic cinema session and, if desired, a short introduction to the Red Tower by a museum employee.
Duration: < 1 hour
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Anonymous855
Trabuco Canyon, California1,729 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2022
We had time for lunch and seeing one thing. I selected this and I'm glad that I did. A docent did an introduction of the building's significance and use over time and then sent us up to the top for the video projection and exhibits. I thought it was decent and would recommend it.
Written 6 August 2022
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Roman G
Helsinki, Finland17 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2021 • Family
The tower is a part of the town wall. And the only survived part. They show a video about a history of Pärnu and there is a model of the ancient city. Interesting place, a little bit overpriced.
Written 20 July 2021
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Anastasia
Tallinn, Estonia9 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2021
Little tower with great history. You can visit the tower and at the top there is good 360° movie about the history of the tower.
Written 9 May 2021
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Vilija T
Vilnius, Lithuania11 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2019
This medieval structure is easy to pass by without beeing discovered, since it is well hidden by other houses in the old town. However if you are lucky enough to notice it, this small charming tower will strike you with its authentic dignity of centuries survived, to the extent that you will immediately take out your phone to make a selfie.
Written 10 September 2019
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George
Nicosia, Cyprus1,921 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2018 • Couples
This is a small museum with beautiful exhibition of historical arms and armor, the entrance is difficult to find!
Written 7 September 2018
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Peeter P
Mississauga, Canada904 contributions
1.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2014 • Couples
We had visited the charming Red Tower every time we visited Parnu, but this July, at least on the Wednesday we tried, the Tower was closed. The sign on the door said it was only closed on Mondays and Tuesdays (which is strange enough considering that July is the only peak tourism month for Parnu). We are disappointed that more accurate information was not available on the closed door.
Written 12 July 2014
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gapel
Tallinn, Estonia1,015 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2023 • Family
The museum is interesting, but very small. In fact, there is one floor with a panoramic cinema, the second with an exhibition. Interesting, exciting. But 7 euros for this seems an unjustified price.
On the other hand, if you have a museum card, then why not.
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Written 8 October 2023
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