EXHIBITIONS

Tallinn City Museum

The permanent exhibition at Vene 17 covers the history of the town from pre-history to the 1990s.
The cellar houses a study collection of our porcelain and faiance collection (have a glimpse here).
Our collections of historic ceramics, copper and brass, and pewter are opened to the public, too.

Exhibition:<br><b>"From stronghold to town – the birth of the Danish town 800 years ago"</b>

Exhibition:
“From stronghold to town – the birth of the Danish town 800 years ago”

Open until May 2021 City Museum, 17 Vene Open May–September 10–18 October–April Tue 10–20, Wed-Sat 10-17, Sun 10-16 The exhibition about the development of the city looks at how old the settlement is around Tallinn. When ...

The exhibition of Langebraun Porcelain from Priidu Nõmm’s Private Collection

The exhibition of Langebraun Porcelain from Priidu Nõmm’s Private Collection

The largest known private collection of Langebraun porcelain in the world will be publicly exhibited for the first time at the exhibition. Priidu Nõmm’s collection probably has more vessels bearing the stamp ...

Tallinn 800! Exhibitions about Tallinn’s common history with Denmark in City Museum & Kiek in de Kök

Tallinn 800! Exhibitions about Tallinn’s common history with Denmark in City Museum & Kiek in de Kök

Tallinn City Museum introduces the close connections between Denmark and Estonia, their common symbols and when the city of Tallinn was established in the 13th century. Tallinn celebrates its 800th anniversary. In June ...

Kiek in de Kök Fortifications Museum

The 15th century built artillery tower Kiek in de Kök together with the passages inside of the 17th century built bastions form an exciting part of historical fortifications of this city.

Tallinn 800! Exhibitions about Tallinn’s common history with Denmark in City Museum & Kiek in de Kök

Tallinn 800! Exhibitions about Tallinn’s common history with Denmark in City Museum & Kiek in de Kök

Tallinn City Museum introduces the close connections between Denmark and Estonia, their common symbols and when the city of Tallinn was established in the 13th century. Tallinn celebrates its 800th anniversary. In June ...

Permanent exhibition in the Kiek in de Kök tower

Permanent exhibition in the Kiek in de Kök tower

The permanent exhibition in the Kiek in de Kök tower is aimed to give the visitor an overview about the birth of the town, the history of its fortifications and main military campaigns ...

Museum of Photography

The display gives a survey of the history of Estonian photography from 1840-1940.

Museum of Photography: <br><b>“STODOM. The Group that Changed Estonian Photography”</b>

Museum of Photography:
“STODOM. The Group that Changed Estonian Photography”

The exhibition “STODOM. A Combination of Letters that Changed Estonian Photography”  Stodom started in 1964, when a group of energetic photographers removed themselves from national photography clubs. Kalju Suur, Peeter Tooming, Andrei Dobrovolski, Tatjana (Dobrovolskaja) Putnik, Rein Maran and Boris Mäemets, and later also Peep ...

Museum of Photography:<br><b> Nocturnal views of Tallinn from the City Museum’s art and photograph collection</b>

Museum of Photography:
Nocturnal views of Tallinn from the City Museum’s art and photograph collection

City at night Nocturnal views of Tallinn from the City Museum’s art and photograph collection. 30th May – 16th September. The images in the City Museum’s art and photograph collection reveal the city in very different moods. Early summer is Estonia’s lightest period when days are ...

Museum of photography: Estonian photography from 1840 to 1940

Museum of photography: Estonian photography from 1840 to 1940

Our permanent exhibition gives an overview of the history of Estonian photography from 1840 to 1940. Estonian photographers were highly appreciated even abroad at the time. The display starts with very rare daguerreotypes, amrotypes and ferrotypes. Ch. Borchardt, B. Lais, the brothers Kristins and H. Tiidermann ...

Tallinn Russian Museum

Tallinn Russian Museum studies and introduces Russian culture in Estonia and establishes conditions for restoring, maintaining, collecting and displaying Estonian Russian cultural objects.

Historical exhibition:<br><b>"School class - break time: Russian education in Tallinn 1715 - 1944"</b>

Historical exhibition:
“School class – break time: Russian education in Tallinn 1715 – 1944”

Class and recess – two aspects of school life. Some people remember these times with joy, others want to forget them as quickly as possible, but for some, it is their life. ...

The House of Peter the Great

House of Peter the Great exhibitis unique items that surrounded Peter I and Catherine

House of Peter the Great exhibitis unique items that surrounded Peter I and Catherine

House of Peter the Great is the oldest museum in Tallinn, which was opened in 1806 on the orders of Russian emperor Alexander I. It exhibits a unique collection of genuine objects ...

Children´s Museum Miiamilla

7.-28. of September: <br><b>Miiamilla celebrates its birthday!</b>

7.-28. of September:
Miiamilla celebrates its birthday!

The whole September is full of joy, games and laughter, as that is the birthday month of the Children’s Museum! It’s incredible but Miiamilla turns already ten! Each Saturday there’s plenty of ...

Children’s Museum Miiamilla is a playful place

Children’s Museum Miiamilla is a playful place

Children’s Museum Miiamilla is a playful environment for children and families. The museum has its own café and a large outdoor playground. The museum is located in the vast, traffic-free Kadriorg Park that makes this ...

 

 

Virtual exhibitions


Google Arts&Culture
Tallinn City Museum is the first museum in Estonia to launch a virtual exhibition on Google Arts & Culture, making the museum and its exhibits accessible from all around the world.

“Time travel in the heart of Tallinn”
Tallinn University and Tallinn City Museum have collaborated in creating a travelling exhibition “Time travel in the heart of Tallinn” in which buildings tell the story of the capital and its people. The exhibition can now also be experienced virtually.