Things to do in Tartu County

Top Things to Do in Tartu County

Things to Do in Tartu County

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  • Evija S
    20 contributions
    Great place. We really enjoyed it with my family. Couple of hours passed without noticing. There are staff member all around, ready to help with whatever questions you have. We also managed to see a movie in Planetarium.
    Written 30 January 2023
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  • EmskieWings
    France8 contributions
    This is why you come to Tartu. You want to see Town Hall Square and the 'Kissing Students' and all the old pretty buildings. It's very picturesque! But don't forget to venture a little further out as well.
    Written 16 January 2023
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  • Rexonaut
    Brussels, Belgium746 contributions
    We went to see 2 art exhibitions there, but took a time to look also on the main exhibition. Very interactive, but not so easy discover. Found several interesting things, I did not know. As it included also some more modern times, got some nostalgic memories.
    Don't miss the lunch in the cafeteria. One of the best lunches in Tartu. Impressive menu.
    Written 31 July 2022
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  • Jekaterina
    1 contribution
    We received a very interesting guided tour around the museum. We could make paper and print postcards. The guide was friendly and nice, spoke Estonian and English, so our communication was perfect.
    Written 29 October 2022
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  • EmskieWings
    France8 contributions
    When I visited, the Christmas tree and lights were still up. They had built an ice rink in front of the town hall and there were people skating. It was lively but not crowded. You can't come to Tartu without visiting!
    Written 16 January 2023
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  • Julius K
    24 contributions
    Nice. Everyone remembers young days, first love, nice girl, romantic days and nights. Always good to be a student in all countries
    Written 2 August 2022
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  • Jane E
    Parnu, Estonia79 contributions
    It will definitely be interesting for parents to look for their toys.
    Hopefully the whole thing will increase even more, because I didn't find any of my dolls, probably the selection of dolls was quite large back then.
    The child had also interesting time there, he thought that the children back of the old times had more interesting games.
    I would invite everyone who has old toys at home to donate them to the museum. There were also newer toys and playrooms for smaller ones which are a good idea.
    Written 17 August 2021
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  • ilabuh
    Rome, Italy62 contributions
    Quiet relaxing garden perfect for a meditation retreat from the city and yet so close to it. It's especially beautiful in summer when the weather is sunny and the flowers are blooming.
    Written 6 June 2022
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  • EmskieWings
    France8 contributions
    The museum's spread across several floors; you can either take the stairs and climb them all, or you can take the oldest elevator in Tartu. Each floor has two different exhibitions. Some interested me more than others, but the diversity is great. I particularly loved the history of the university, but also about the church ruins. Definitely worth a visit!
    Written 16 January 2023
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  • Ian C
    London, UK23,970 contributions
    The neoclassical main building is a prominent landmark in Tartu, which is known as the intellectual capital of Estonia.

    The university itself dates back to 1632 and is now located across the city. The main museum is located in the park, but the main building has a small museum with plaster casts of classical statues, paintings of the university and a few Egyptian artefacts while along the corridor are prints by Durer and other artists.

    When a guide is available, you can apparently visit the student cells at the top of the building.

    As one side of the main building there is a photographic project with members of the academic community looking out onto the street.
    Written 17 September 2019
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  • LMilich
    Jakarta185 contributions
    Walk through a former industrial brewery with remnant equipment, which also exhibits the history of beer. Interactive displays and a small tasting at the end enhance the experience.
    Written 5 October 2022
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  • EmskieWings
    France8 contributions
    I went up the bell tower for the viewpoint. It cost only 2€ for students and 3€ for adults. It's not the most amazing view you are ever going to see in your life, but it has a good view over Tartu's old town and beyond. The only downside is the plexiglass covering the windows.
    Written 16 January 2023
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  • VadimA
    Riga, Latvia7 contributions
    Hillarious place for good mood creation 😁 many nostalgic and old fashioned things, also good chance to look at yourself, and things around you from different angle!
    Written 20 January 2023
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  • Martin P
    2 contributions
    Most interesting museum in Tartu with lots of fun facts and interactive exhibitions. Super friendly staff and fun activities for the whole day.
    Written 28 January 2023
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  • Rexonaut
    Brussels, Belgium746 contributions
    It was better than expected. My kids were there few years ago and were not excited. So, I had low expectations. In reality this small paleontology museum was very interesting and eye widening about the development of Estonian region many thousands year ago. I liked the second floor more than 1st.
    Written 31 July 2022
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