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Haapsalu Old Town Hall

Kooli 2, Haapsalu, Läänemaa

The museum, founded in 1929, is located in the building of the town hall built in 1775. The Town Hall was opened as a museum in 1950. The new permanent exhibition introduces Haapsalu in the beginning of the 20th century through the eyes of a visitor to the resort. The exposition provides an overview of life in Haapsalu, its...

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Viitna Kõrts (Viitna Tavern)

Viitna, Kadrina vald, Lääne-Virumaa

- An old roadside tavern, 74 km from Tallinn towards Narva. - Close to the seacoast and the manors: Palmse, Sagadi and Vihula. - Kadrina, a commune centre is 17 km from Viitna. - Rakvere, a centre of Lääne- Viru county 27 km. Viitna was known already in the Middle Ages. In the 19th century there were fourteen...

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Estonian Museum Railway At Lavassaare

Ülejõe 1, Pärnumaa

We locate at the Pärnu county in the south-western part of Estonia, 17 km's from Pärnu to north-west in Lavassaare settlement between the bogs. There are three possibilities to reach us (look at the detailed map): - To go from Tallinn via Pärnu-Jaagupi and Vahenurme; - To go via Nurme and Jõõpre - To go from Pärnu via...

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Church of Holy Spirit and apartment

Pühavaimu 2, Tallinn, Harjumaa

Built in the 14th Century, the Holy Spirit Church is one of the oldest and most impressive structures in Tallinn. Its spectacular, carved wood interior includes such treasures as a unique 15th century altar by the famous Bernt Notke, and one of the oldest pulpits in Estonia, dating from 1597. The painted clock on its façade...

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Soera Farm Museum

Palade küla, Pühalepa vald 92301, Hiiumaa

The history of Sooääre farm , that was its oirignal name, dates back at least for 200 years. The oldest part of the cottage-cum threshing barn originates from the first half of XIX century, it's a threshing barn room with soilfloor and people used to live there and also dry crop in the autumn. Living room with chambers was...

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Saaremaa Museum

Lossihoovi 1, Kuressaare, Saaremaa

Saaremaa Museum was established on 17th February 1865 when the Research Society of Saaremaa (Verein zur Kunde Oesels) was founded in Kuressaare. J. B. Holzmayer, a teacher of classical languages of Kuressaare Gymnasium, did a lot to start and develop the museum. The antiquities found during archaeological excavations...

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Väike-Maarja Museum

Pikk 3, Väike-Maarja, Lääne-Virumaa

Väike- Maarja Museum hours 02.May - 30.Sept. Tues - Sat 10.00 - 17.00 01.Okt - 30.April Mon - Fri 10.00 - 17.00 For special request call (37 232) 61 625 The museum is located in an old parish schoolhouse, originally built for confirmation classes in 1869. The parish school was open in 1873, accepting village...

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Ants Laikmaa museum

Kadarpiku küla, Läänemaa

Ants Laikmaa (05.05.1866–19.11.1942) was one of the most colourful personalities of Estonian art, having gained prominence both as a portrait painter and a landscape artist. His favourite technique was pastel. In 1917 here, on the Tammiku Farm land in the village of Kadarpiku, Ants Laikmaa began the building of a new home....

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Haapsalu Castle Museum

Lossiplats 3, Haapsalu, Läänemaa

Open: In September Mon -Sun 11.00 – 16.00 (Last admission 15.30) 1.05.-31.08. Mon – Sun 10.00-18.00 (Last admission 17.30) 1.09.-30.04. Fri – Sun 11.00- 16.00 (Last admission 15.30) Haapsalu Castle Grounds are open daily at 7.00-24.00 The Castle in Haapsalu is an architectural pearl dating from the 13th...

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Railway and Communications museum & Tour train Little Peter

Raudtee 2, Haapsalu, Läänemaa

The railway terminus with its intriguingly grand station building, constructed in the early 20th century to service the bustling resort town of Haapsalu, invites you to take a virtual journey back in time, accompanied by steam engine noises, to learn about the evolution of railways in Estonia spanning almost a century and a...

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Aaviks Memorial Museum

Vallimaa tn 7, Kuressaare, Saaremaa

At the end of the 19th century the house and real estate at 9 Sepa Street (later 7 Vallimaa St.) belonged to a gardener Johann Brenner (1834-92). After his death the real estate was bought buy a tradesman from Kuressaare Jakob Aavik (father of Joosep Aavik) for his brother Mihkel Aavik (father of Johannes Aavik). On April 1,...

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Mihkli Farm Museum

Viki küla, Kihelkonna, Saaremaa

On the western coast of Saaremaa, 3 km from Kihelkonna towards Kuressaare one may find a peculiar museum - Mihkli Farm Museum. There was no need to gather things into this farm: the complete set of farm houses and all kind of things needed in every-day life were there. Almost all the things have been made by the people of six...

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Saare Archival Library

Lossihoovi 1, Kuressaare, Saaremaa

The Archival Library of Saaremaa is a public humanitarian library where the printed matter and manuscripts concerning Saaremaa are preserved. This library was founded in 1992 as a department of Saaremaa Museum. It did not have to start from an empty place. It was started in Kuressaare (Arensburg at that time) in 1865, when...

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The Farm Museum of C.R. Jakobson at Kurgja

Kurgja, Vändra vald, Pärnumaa

The Farm Museum of Carl Robert Jakobson introduces the life and work of Carl Robert Jakobson, one of the leaders of the Estonian Age of Awakening in the 19th century. In addition, the visitors get an overview of farm life in general. The farm which was established by Jakobson himself currently functions as a farm museum...

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