Museums in Tartu

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Museums in Tartu

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  • Eeakbr
    Tallinn, Estonia6 contributions
    It is VERY VERY cool. I ran into a mirror tho and hit my head. I don’t my name but i will google it. Don’t go to the macdonald’s next to it. The food there tasted like poop and I waited for it 30 minutes
    Written 9 June 2022
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  • Rexonaut
    Brussels, Belgium690 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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  • b z
    1 contribution
    The guided tour was very informative and nice, and to make paper and print yourself is making the tour complete
    Written 27 July 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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  • Kristi H
    9 contributions
    A. Le Coq Beer Museum has gone trough a full renovation process and is now called experience centre Beer World.

    A visit to the Beer World is an amazing trip through time, which takes you back more than 12,000 years to the roots of beer culture. During the exciting and interactive journey, you can enjoy authentic experiences, aromas and tastes, and listen to fascinating legends and memories. You will gain new knowledge of beer history and beer types, see interesting equipment and one of the oldest preserved beers in the world. The journey introduces the proud history of A. Le Coq that dates back more than 200 years alongside the history of beer city Tartu. During your visit, you will also learn how beer was made in the past and how it is brewed today.
    Written 7 April 2022
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  • Edgar
    5 contributions
    A place of full and rich history, ravaged by wars and people. These wall stand still and welcomes tourist, local and foreign. For a cheap ticket you can climp up to the towers and see the whole city on your paws. With landmarks and historical sights marked and explained in English a visitor can easy see and learn about the city. The towers are open during the summer season so dont be late. Once up there you see how much green is in the city. It is due to the bombing of ww2 era. Most of the city was built of wooden houses and during the war the whole city was burned down.
    Written 6 November 2019
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  • Imre-Gustav Vellamaa
    Tallinn, Estonia177 contributions
    I recommend to visit if you are interested in aviation, airplanes, aircrafts, missles, military. The exhibition area is very nice (incl an observation tower) and clean but not too big. Most of exhibition is under roofs thus rain does not matter. Info-stands about aviation history from pre-Wright brothers till nowadays (incl a lot of focus to military) are very interesting and well organised. You would need a couple of hours just for infostands. Mostly there are military airplanes (from many different countries like Soviet Union, USA, UK etc) and I can not remember if the number is ca 20 or something. Also some radars and missles (this was really interesting) from military and also one T-34 tank (if I remember it right; Soviet's No 1 tank at WW II). In addition one TU-134 and some smaller non-military airplanes and aircrafts. Also exhibition of airplane engines was really cool. P.S. It is a private museum but ticket prices were very reasonable also.
    Written 18 July 2020
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  • Rexonaut
    Brussels, Belgium690 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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  • Alpo
    4 contributions
    The museum is set in a building basement where the KGB held “political” prisoners. I have been there twice. Last time with my family. Our 12 yo was very excited but the place was a bit scarry for our 9yo (att: spoiler follows)... especially when the sounds of voices and prisoner screams suddenly start when you cross through the back corridor. Overall, a very thoughtful experience that helps reminding us of our unfortunate and not so distant history.
    Written 28 July 2019
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  • Mike J
    Chepstow, UK815 contributions
    This is not only a leaning house but one of Estonia’s largest art museums. Unfortunately our time in Tartu was limited so we did not enter the museum but the building itself is a sight worth seeing.
    Written 30 November 2019
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  • Jane E
    Parnu, Estonia79 contributions
    Very interesting place. I would especially recommend a guided tour.
    Stuffed animals may not be very lifelike, but many of these living beings would not otherwise be seen in their lifetime.
    Luckily we met one of the employees and he also suggested looking in the drawers.
    The voices of the birds were cool, maybe this system can be done for the animals too ...
    Written 17 August 2021
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  • Merilyn
    16 contributions
    I visited the museum with my partner and we had plenty of fun. The museum has made a lot of it's space interactive, so you can kind of learn more about sports and Olympics while doing something connected to it. We could play baseball, do a little gymnastics, sit in a bobsled and many other things. Right now there is also the extreme sports exhibition which takes the experience to a whole new level!
    Written 23 July 2022
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  • DejanNS72
    Novi Sad, Serbia2,300 contributions
    Very interesting place about everyday life of Tartu citizen in early 19th century but also very small. There are only few rooms. It looks like that there lived only one person, there are only one small bedroom with single bed. However, it is interesting to find about the way of life in that time. You could see Biedermeier furniture, kitchen and few paintings on the way. There is also one parrot in the cage as well. Entrance fee is 4 euros.
    Written 1 November 2017
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  • George
    Nicosia, Cyprus1,929 contributions
    The Old Anatomical Theatre besides it;s history is a beautiful building in a nice park above the city.
    Written 14 September 2018
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  • Lynne S
    Winters, CA595 contributions
    Artifacts from the lives of Old Believers - embroidery, tools, dishes, furniture with a large house heater/stove in the middle.
    Written 2 August 2018
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