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Tallinn City Museum Linnamuuseum

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Address: Vene 17, Tallinn 10123, Estonia
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+372 615 5183
10:30 - 18:00
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Tue - Sun 10:30 - 18:00

Through interactive exhibits, stage shows, video and slide presentations,...

Through interactive exhibits, stage shows, video and slide presentations, this museum traces Tallinn's history from the 13th century to the 1990s.

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The museum spans on a couple of floors and offers a wide span of monuments showcasing the history of Tallinn (and Estonia). Well worth seeing and learning things you might not... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 20 November 2016
Konstanty D
Warsaw, Poland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016

Tallinna Linnamuuseum is a small museum with a collection about the history of the city. Their style of presentation is very amusing and narrative. The quality of the exhibits is, compaired to the other museums in Tallinn, of a high standard. The employers there are very friendly and eager to please.

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Warsaw, Poland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016

The museum spans on a couple of floors and offers a wide span of monuments showcasing the history of Tallinn (and Estonia). Well worth seeing and learning things you might not have been aware of earlier.

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Skopje, Republic of Macedonia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

One hour, arriving at 4pm. Fantastic museum. Clear English signs, friendly and helpful staff, Tallinn card accepted. There were parts I literally walked past and spent a few minutes at most, these were old fashioned rooms with porcelain, weaponry etc behind glass or stacked on the walls. Most of the museum was however presented clearly and in a modern fashion.... More 

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Redmond, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

The building the museum is housed in is charming and is chock full of history. There is a lot of interesting stuff to see and the art docents provide further insights into Estonian culture. Refresh with a cappuccino in the top floor café.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016

If you are interested in the history of Tallinn, then this is your place to go. The history of the city comes alive on several floors and is described with the help of many exhibits. It is not boring but very interesting. Whether you want to learn more about Tallinn in the Middle Ages, the influence of the German merchant... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

The museum is located in the old part of Tallinn. During the period March to October – it is open from 10.30 am to 6pm. It is closed on Mondays. For the months of January, February, November and December, it is open from 10.00am to 5.30pm. In these months too, it is closed on Mondays. The museum is located in... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

The museum traces the history of Estonia over the centuries. The plaques in the main hall are interesting but they are not in chronological order so it's a bit confusing. The video tracing the history though is very informative as is the current exhibit on festivals and customs surrounding the guilds. Glad it's included on the Tallinn Card; not sure... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016

An interesting musueum you must definitely see with impressive exhibitions which attract your attention .

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

This was a great museum with plenty to learn about! The staff are friendly, and the displays are nicely done. We recommend a visit for sure!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2016

We spent several hours in this fascinating museum learning about Estonian history. Located in a merchants home, the living quarters are equally interesting.

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