Speciality Museums in Tallinn

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Speciality Museums in Tallinn

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  • Ashlie E
    Darwin, Australia46 contributions
    This was my husband's pick so I wasn't sure what to expect, but really enjoyed our time at this museum.
    We perhaps spent a little too much time reading all of the boards describing the different boats and buoys hanging from the roof when we first entered, but soon found ourselves in a museum with many immersive games and experiences that could entertain a wide range of ages.
    We spent almost two hours there and only left because it was closing, we easily could have spent another hour.
    Written 18 January 2023
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  • Anano A
    Tbilisi, Georgia25 contributions
    One of the best experiences I’ve had in Tallinn and the best museum I’ve been in. Must see if you’re in Tallinn. Go for the full day, explore the insides of the buildings as well.
    Written 14 December 2022
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  • Tom woody
    4 contributions
    They was really helpful and help out our group when we had a day in tallinn. Friendly and approachable
    Written 23 January 2023
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  • Nancy Stafford
    Newport, RI176 contributions
    This is a good tour. If you are a history person, you won’t learn much, but it is interested to see it in context. The guide is lovely and has some great “ unofficial “ jokes. It is definitely worth a visit. Note: you have to go with a guide. Make sure you know what time the guide in your language is going. Enjoy. #naudi
    Written 27 December 2022
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  • Liina
    9 contributions
    very nice place. I was able to try some things myself. The plastinated bodies were interesting. There were also interactive things.
    Written 25 July 2022
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  • laczkozsu
    Debrecen, Hungary1,309 contributions
    This funny name perhaps came after its shape or its cannon. It’s one of 26 bastions of the town wall. It was built in 1500s originally served to protect the port, but later it became gunpowder and weapon warehouse and prison. The diameter of the building is 25 metres and its height is about 20m, its walls are 4,4-6 metres thick. We visited it and took lots of photos. Nowdays it’s the Estonian Maritime Museum building. It was closed so we couldn’t go in, but it’s worth to see it outside, too.
    Written 10 December 2022
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  • JMGeneva
    Geneva, Switzerland1,833 contributions
    A fantastic building and a very interesting exhibition on Estonians and their history. The exhibition organization is a bit complicated but as there is no really sense of visit that doesn't hurt too much. Everything in English.
    Written 4 January 2022
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  • jbg74
    Saint Paul, MN895 contributions
    I went in here because it was raining and am very glad I did. The Dymphna alter piece exhibit was very interesting. You need to get the audio guide to follow along with each section of the alter piece and there is also another section where they talk about what modern spectro analysis discovered and the changes the artist made while painting the alter piece. The audio dialogue was a little cheesy but still very interesting.
    Written 21 October 2021
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  • Ville J
    Kokkola, Finland49 contributions
    Upstairs has a collection of old coins and some musical history stuff. A bit boring for me. However I liked the downstairs. Medieval weapons, armors, guild history and so on. I recommend 1-2 hours.
    Written 8 August 2022
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  • June A
    Surrey, UK2,459 contributions
    Situated in a little side street, in what was once the Old Town Prison, this is a must see for anyone who is even remotely interested in photography. They have an amazing view of old cameras for you to peruse - probably the best I have seen anywhere - thankfully they are a lot smaller and lighter today, with heaps of technical information for those who are interested enough to read it and understand. It is included in the Tallinn card as well which certainly helps.
    Written 23 June 2019
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  • Julia
    4 contributions
    In ones of the oldest buildings in Tallin on a guilder’s street. If you’re into this kind of art, it has some very cool dolls. I thought it was interesting and worth 20-30 minutes of my life.
    Written 5 July 2022
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  • Sail B
    Mold, UK67 contributions
    Absolutely fantastic place really enjoyed it and the history behind it. Incredible the levels of paranoia on display by superpowers
    Written 1 October 2022
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  • Jaka
    259 contributions
    This was truly a surprise. The museum has it's own entrance, you don't actually walk through the main Bank of Estonia's door. Nice architecture. Thought it was just gonna be a small exhibition, but there are several rooms covering monetary history in general along with Estonian money. Also some interactive features. You can play chess with a computer, press some buttons, open drawers, try some weights used in the past... And it's free entry. So perfect if you want to get out of the rain or just looking for something free and interesting. (You can the rest of Tallinn's main attractions with the Tallinn Card) I think that even your children might find it fun. Spent there about 45 minutes but could have stayed for at least another half an hour.
    Written 25 August 2017
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  • Imre-Gustav Vellamaa
    Tallinn, Estonia181 contributions
    A nice small museum in Tallinn old town. Probably more interesting for local people who have some experience in the puppetry theatre to have a kind of "I remember..." effect as well (but sure I can be wrong about that). This time a very interesting exhibition about Urmas Alender was presented there but again - I believe it is for people who remember this actor and singer.
    Written 13 July 2021
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  • sptor
    Klaipeda, Lithuania91 contributions
    Not too big but fun museum themed around electricity production mostly, however other things present too. The first floor or rather basement floor is mostly various interactive exhibits to play with light and sound, as well as optical illusions with explanation of an effects given nearby of each of those exhibit. Also small planetarium is here - you have to pay separately, and space themed corner. Second floor dedicated to electricity, also lightning and static electricity demonstrations performed here. With it's vicinity to Old Town it maybe a nice place to take a breath and rest a bit while kids are checking around, it maybe interesting for all but mostly, I think it is for young schoolchildren up to their early teens.
    Written 7 July 2020
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