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What to do in Tallinn over Easter?

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By visittallinn.ee  •  15.04.2019

On a Good Friday (19.04) and Easter Sunday (21.04) there are some changes to the regular opening hours of Tallinn's museums and sights (the Tallinn Card partners). On Saturday, April 20, however, the museums and attractions are open as usual. 

So to have an exciting and memorable Easter weekend in Tallinn here's a list of places open and welcoming visitors over the holidays. Happy Easter!  

The Tallinn TV Tower is open to visitors during the holiday. In addition to the marvelous panoramic views of the city from 170 meters high up, the new exhibition “GENE-IUS” guides you through genetics, the history of it and its promising future. 

The Estonian Open Air Museum, which maintains and showcases Estonian heritage and keeps the traditions alive, offers visitors a chance to take part in local Easter games and songs along with typical festive food on April 21. Of course, the egg is a focal feature of Easter celebrations. At the museum, you can try your hand in dyeing eggs, participate in an egg cracking competition and go on an egg hunt. 

The residents of the Tallinn Zoo gladly welcome all visitors every day of the year. On Saturday, April 20, the zoo celebrates mink day, and on Sunday, April 21, you can find out more about the animals with lectures by the lion's at 13:00 and by the polar bear centre at 14:00.

But here's a list of all the museums and attractions that you can visit over the holidays. You can go on a bus tour or guided tours by foot or by bike, there are also several entertainment establishments open.

For a stress-free visit, buy a mobile Tallinn Card from our online store!

Open in Tallinn over the Easter hoidays:

Museums and sights:
  • Estonian Museum of Natural History
  • Estonian Health Care Museum
  • Museum of the Estonian Drink Culture (19.04 open, 21.04 closed)
  • Tallinn Town Wall
  • Marzipan room
  • Energy Discovery Centre
  • Seaplane Harbour
  • KGB Prison Cells
  • Vabamu Museum of Occupations and Freedom
  • Estonian Open Air Museum
  • Tallinn Zoo
  • Tallinn TV Tower
  • Tallinn Botanic Garden
  • St. Bridget’s Convent Ruins
  • Cathedral of St Mary the Virgin (Dome Church’s) Tower (except during church service)
  • Holy Spirit Church (except during church service)
Entertainment establishments:
  • Multimedia Art Exhibition Monet2Klimt 
  • Super Skypark trampoline and playcenter
  • Super Skypark hands-on science center SkyLab
  • Aqua Spa Aquatic Center
  • Tallinn Legends
  • Club Hollywood
Sightseeing tours:
  • Tallinn City Tour
  • Bicycle Welcome Tour of Tallinn
  • Old Town Walking Tour in Russian
  • Audioguide Tallinn Old Town Walking Tour
  • Tallinn Audioguide Tour on iPod
  • Audioguide and E-Book for download
Cafés and restaurants:
  • Restaurant Peppersack
  • Kehrwieder Chocolaterie 
  • Restaurant Platz
  • Restaurant Scheeli
  • Restaurant Spot
  • Restaurant Ribe (19.04 open, 21.04 closed) 
  • Restaurant Cantina Carramba

Public transportation in Tallinn and bike rentals from City Bike are free of charge with Tallinn Card. 

You can also ask advice at the tourist information centre in the Old Town (Niguliste 2) from 9:00 until 18:00 on April 19 and from 9:00 until 16:00 on April 21. 
In addition to the above, there is lots to discover in Tallinn. For more, see the Tallinn tourism website visittallinn.ee

Happy holidays!
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