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Kalev Marzipan Factory Museum

Pikk 16, Tallinn 10123, Estonia
+372 646 4192
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Operated by Estonia's leading candy factory, this specialty museum features exhibits on how candy is made, the history of chewing gum in the USSR and an extensive display of antique candy boxes.
  • Excellent32%
  • Very good40%
  • Average18%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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“hand painting” (2 reviews)
“oldest cafe” (2 reviews)
“for sale” (2 reviews)
Pikk 16, Tallinn 10123, Estonia
+372 646 4192
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is the oldest cafe in Tallinn, you can feel the olden times vibrations! Amazing interior! Even the mirrors are old - from past times! Very nice cakes and wonderful coffee! Prices are reasonable.

Thank Lkubanova
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Don't bother putting this one on your itinerary. It's just a small room with a few marzipan figurines on display in a Kalev shop. Apparently sometimes there's someone sitting in the corner showing you how they decorate the figurines. That person wasn't there when I...More

Thank Jaka Z
Reviewed 27 August 2017

This is one of the oldest marzipan shops in Tallinn - started by Georg Stude. You'll find marzipan in all shapes and sizes - from the Estonian flag to hearts to hedgehogs and frogs. Each marzipan is painted carefully by hand by talented artists -...More

Thank JoyousTravelers
Reviewed 24 June 2017

A small shop that sells chocolate and marzipan. Marzipan representing the Olympic mascot was available for sale in addition to all interesting forms. A lady at the corner decorates the marzipan to show how it is done. Did not try the sit down service.

Thank FYL003
Reviewed 25 April 2017

Inspite of a heavy lunch we walked into this museum cum cafe to taste some of the marzipan. They had a huge variety to choose from. There was a person sitting and hand painting some very intricate designs on the spot. It was an interesting...More

Thank Priya_T
Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

The cafe displays are really cute. Nice atmosphere. The creampuff I ordered was a little bit sour. However, the chocolate was really good, love it.

Thank Ltp_BKK
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Tried both downstairs and upstairs and upstairs is more relaxing as waitress service and comfy seats.

Thank Disgruntled1108
Reviewed 9 December 2016

We're Tourism Management students and we were on a school trip in Tallinn and decided to do our review task about Kalev Marzipan Factory Museum. The location was a little misleading because on the outside it was advertised as a café so we didn't realize...More

Thank Olivia L
Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

Mazzipans are being produced here like precious artworks. They are so nice and fine that I am not sur whether I would like to eat them. Even if you don't like the candy, you should still come to take a look.

Thank Alice Man Kwan C
Reviewed 14 August 2016

The Marzipan Museum is actually a beautiful store that is holding the secret of the Kalev family, for many years. They have invented the Marzipan, and excelled in decorating it. In the store, you can see photos of the family, shelves with all kinds and...More

Thank ksbh
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