Plan your visit to the Kiek in de Kök Fortifications museum

 

 

The Kiek in de Kök tower, the Maiden’s Tower (Neitsitorn), the Stable Tower (Tallitorn), the Gate Tower (Väravatorn), the bastion passages and the Carved Stone Museum make up a complex that is over 500 meters long.
It has two entrances: from the Kiek in de Kök tower (Komandandi tee 2) and Maiden Tower (Lossi plats 11). Whole museum is accessible from both entrances.

OPENING TIMES

1. October – 30. April
Tue, Wed, Fri, Sat, Sun 10.00–17.00
Thu 10.00–20.00

Summer season
1. May – 30. September

Mon–Sun 9.00–18.00

CLOSED on national holidays: January 1, February 24, June 24, August 20, December 24.-26.
Closes 3 hours earlier on days preceding public holidays: February 23, June 22, December 23, December 31.

 

The museum is divided in three parts that can be visited either in combination or separately.

 

  • The museum can also be visited in parts:
    In addition to the full ticket, there is a separate ticket for visiting the towers only, and a ticket to visit only the bastion passages and the Carved Stone Museum.
  • The Bastion passages can be visited on your own, independently, without a special tour.
    On the other hand, you can book a guided tour of the spot.
    If you wish, book Your  participation in a guided tour here >>
    NOTE! A guided tour with less than 10 registered participants will not take place.

    Regular scheduled tour take the visitor through the Bastion passages and the Carved Stone Museum and will end outside at Vabaduse väljak (Freedom Square). Please note that temperature in the passages is 7-10 °C throughout the year and we have to navigate some rather steep stairs, so please dress appropriately!Please note: We do not recommend taking children under the age of 7 to the Bastion passages guided tours!
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CONTACTS

Kiek in de Köki front desk: (+372) 644 6686
MaidenTower front desk: (+372) 601 2751
Book guided tours:
(+372) 60 12 605
(+372) 58 870 821
E-mail: kok@linnamuuseum.ee 
Administrative issues: (+372) 645 9626
Address: Komandandi tee 2, Tallinn 10130

TICKETS

WHOLE MUSEUM TICKET: Museum in its entirety 
Full ticket 14 €
Discount 8 € (students, pensioners)
Family ticket 28 € (2 adults and minor children)

TOWERS TICKET : Kiek in de Kök, Maiden Tower, Stable Tower, Gate tower
Full ticket 10 €
Discount 6 € (students, seniors)
Family ticket 20 € (2 adults and minor children)

BASTION PASSAGES TICKET: Bastion Passages, Carved stone museum
Full ticket 8 €
Discount 5 € (students, seniors)
Family ticket 16 € (2 adults and minor children)

GUIDED TOURS: Book Your participation in a guided tour of the bastion passages >>> 

NOTE! A guided tour with less than 10 registered participants will not take place!

GUIDED TOUR IN ENGLISH

Adult 12€
Concessions 10€

Regular scheduled tour take the visitor through the Bastion passages and the Carved Stone Museum and will end outside at Vabaduse väljak (Freedom Square). Please note that temperature in the passages is 7-10 °C throughout the year and we have to navigate some rather steep stairs, so please dress appropriately!
Please note: We do not recommend taking children under the age of 7 to the Bastion passages guided tours!

SPECIAL EXCURSIONS: Exceptional thematic excursions occasionally (follow the ads on the website)
Full ticket 12 €
Discount 10 € 
Group size min. 10 people, not less.  (No guide fee added to the tour price.)

GUIDED TOUR IF YOU COME WITH YOUR OWN GROUP: If you come as a group (min 10 people) you can order a guided tour here: kok@linnamuuseum.ee
In addition to their tickets, the group has to pay the guide fee: 45 € for a non-estonian language tour.
(The cost is min. 10 museum tickets + guide fee)

COMBO TICKETS 

5 MUSEUMS JOINT TICKET: City Museum, Kiek in de Kök Fortifications, Museum of Photography, Kalamaja Museum, Tallinn Russian Museum
Full ticket 20 €
Discount 15 € (students, seniors)
Family ticket 35 € (2 adults and minor children)

7 MUSEUMS ANNUAL PASS: Unlimited access to all the branches of Tallinn City Museum during one year (365 days).
Full ticket 50 €
Family ticket 70 € (2 adults and minor children)

FREE ENTRANCE:

The admission is free for children under 7 and holders of documents attesting to the following:

  • holders of Tallinn Card
  • ICOM members
  • WFTGA members
  • Employees of Estonian museums
  • Employees Tallinn Botanical Garden
  • Holders of valid press cards (during assignment)
  • Members of Tallinn Tour Guide Association
  • Tours from children’s homes
  • Disabled pesrons and their attendants

Entrance is free to everyone on Tallinn Day, 15 May and on the International Museum Day, 18 May.

The museums are closed on public holidays:

1 Jan New Year’s Day
24 Feb Independence Day
19 Apr Good Friday
21 Apr Easter Sunday
1 May Spring Day
9 Jun Whit Sunday
23 Jun Victory Day
24 Jun St John’s Day
20 Aug Independence Restoration Day
24 Dec Christmas Eve
25 Dec Christmas Day
26 Dec 2nd Day of Christmas

The museums will close 3 hours earlier on days preceding public holidays. It is:

  • 23 February
  • 22 June
  • 23 December
  • 31 December

HOW TO FIND US

We are located on Toompea Hill near the Vabaduse väljak at Komandandi tee 2.
(mobile view)