Museum of Viljandi
Museum of Viljandi
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Museum of Viljandi is located in an old pharmacy with an exhibition on two floors presenting the history of Viljandi up to the middle of 20th century. There are many stuffed animals and birds in the exhibition stand introducing nature. A varied collection of archaeological finds gives an overview of the prehistory. A model of the Viljandi Order Castle with items from that period represent the Middle Ages and a model of a threshing room together with an exhibition of national garments and jewelry introduces folk culture. There's also an overview of local life and events during the 19th and 20th century and you can also watch a film. Different exhibitions are held in the room of temporary exhibitions.
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Anu
Estonia23 contributions
Nov 2015 • Family
A nice little museum of local history. Good to visit before the castle ruins. It also has some stuffed Estonian wildlife.
Written 3 October 2016
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George K
Glencoe IL127 contributions
Jul 2014 • Couples
The museum is quite small,but they have done a very nice job of portraying the history of Viljandi. When strolling in the old town, it is worth an hour's visit. I would suggest visiting the museum before touring the castle grounds. Having a bit of Viljandi history in mind will help you appreciate the castle.
Written 18 January 2015
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Annika O
Tallinn, Estonia17 contributions
Aug 2013 • Family
We loved it, the kids loved it. Not too big. And interesting to watch. Also for the children when You explain the story behind.
Only the toilet is difficult to get into.
Written 5 August 2013
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