The museum is located in the building of the former parish school that was built in the 19thC. The exposition introduces the rich cultural heritage of the Vaike-Maarja parish. Vaike-Maarja is the birthplace of Georg Lurich and Alar Kotli. Anton Hansen Tammsaare and Tuudur Vettik studied here. There is also a unique exhibition devoted to the history of the Vaike-Maarja Kolkhoz from the establishment of this collective farm to its dissolution.
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Sep 2018 • Couples
Well worth a detour to visit this small but very well-presented museum. Exhibitions when we were there described the careers of locally-born world's strongest man and of an opera singer. As well as the usual local exhibits there was an interesting exhibition about a successful collective farm and those who worked on it as well as a number of family histories detailing the fates of deportees to Siberia in 1941. We were the only visitors (it was out of season) and the attendant was very helpful and detailed in his explanations.
Written 23 September 2018
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