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Hiiumaa Museum Long House

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Address: Vabrikuvaljak tn, Kardla, Estonia
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The centre of the Hiiumaa Museum. Popularly known as the Long House (the...

The centre of the Hiiumaa Museum. Popularly known as the Long House (the longest wooden house in Kardla, over 60 m), the building was constructed in the 1830s as the residence for the directors of the Hiiu-Kardla Cloth Factory. It has been home to several generations of Ungern-Sternbergs and Peltzers. During the Soviet period, the building was used by various agencies.The Long House includes workrooms and offices, depositories, a library, concert and exhibition halls. In addition to the story of the development of Kardla and the factory, a factory worker’s residence is on display. Various short-term exhibitions are also organized year- round.

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Kärdla's past

You'd hardly imagine that Kärdla had an industrial past. You are updated on the history of the family of the von Ungern-Sternbergs and what they promoted in Kärdla.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 11 November 2014
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2014

You'd hardly imagine that Kärdla had an industrial past. You are updated on the history of the family of the von Ungern-Sternbergs and what they promoted in Kärdla.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2014

Standing exhibition on the Ground floor concerns the history of the woollen factory at Kardla, the development of social housing for the factory workers and a domestic display of the Baltic German Baron who was the estate owner. Current ground floor 'art' exhibition is a display of 'plaid' murals by a local weaver. Current 1st floor 'art' exhibition are half... More 

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