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Photo by: Maarjamäe Loss

Photo by: Vahur Lõhmus

Photo by: Vahur Lõhmus

Photo by: Vahur Lõhmus

Photo by: Vahur Lõhmus

TripAdvisor Traveler Rating

4.0

based on 56 reviews

Location (map)

Pirita tee 56, Tallinn

Pirita

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Distance from:

Airport

5.2km

Harbour

4.3km

Train station

5.20km

Bus station

3.90km

Open/ Available

01.10-30.04 Tue-Sun 10-18
1.05-30.09 Mon-Sun 10-18

Fees

Ticket 8.00€
Child ticket 6.00€
Family ticket 16.00€
Free with Tallinn Card

Contact

post@ajaloomuuseum.ee

+372 696 8600

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Child-friendly

 

Accessibility

Restricted accessibility
  • doors width less than 70 cm
  • threshold or step hight more than 4 cm
  • gradient of ramp over 10%
3
Steps
  • number of steps above the symbol
7cm
Low step
  • one step outside the entrance door
  • height under 13 cm
  • height in cm above the symbol
WC / toilet for disabled users
  • wheelchair sign on WC door
  • fully accessible
  • meets international standards

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The Orlov Castle branch of the History Museum is closed for repairs until February 2018. The museum in the Stable house is open and fully accessible.

Maarjamäe Palace - Estonian History Museum

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The Estonian History Museum’s Maarjamäe Palace opened its doors for Estonia’s 100th birthday as an entertaining history centre. 

The historic palace, situated next to the Pirita Promenade, has been renovated, and the summer hall and café have been given a fresh look. A beautiful view across the Tallinn Bay opens up from the palace’s proud tower.

Maarjamäe Palace prepared a grand exhibition “My Free Country [Minu Vaba Riik]” for the 100th anniversary of the Estonian Republic. The exhibition, covering 100 years, takes visitors to the modern day, giving them the opportunity to explore and discuss both the past and the future. Children can build their own country in the “Children’s Republic” game.

In the summer hall there is exposition introducing visitors to the colourful and exciting history of Russian Count Orlov-Davidov’s summer manor (founded in 1874).

An outdoor exhibition has also been created in the Maarjamäe Palace Park. The exhibition “Memory” assembles Soviet-era monuments and sculptures for the purpose of giving the monuments a new, neutral context, to help access the history of the totalitarian state and sense the ideological foundations and methods of Soviet society.

Located in the Maarjamäe Palace complex is the recently opened Estonian Film Museum, exciting outdoor exhibitions, relaxation areas and a children’s playground.      

Entrance is free with Tallinn Card.

Location (map)

Pirita tee 56, Tallinn

Pirita

More

Distance from:

Airport

5.2km

Harbour

4.3km

Train station

5.20km

Bus station

3.90km

Open/ Available

01.10-30.04 Tue-Sun 10-18
1.05-30.09 Mon-Sun 10-18

Fees

Ticket 8.00€
Child ticket 6.00€
Family ticket 16.00€
Free with Tallinn Card

Contact

post@ajaloomuuseum.ee

+372 696 8600

Information

More

Child-friendly

 

Accessibility

Restricted accessibility
  • doors width less than 70 cm
  • threshold or step hight more than 4 cm
  • gradient of ramp over 10%
3
Steps
  • number of steps above the symbol
7cm
Low step
  • one step outside the entrance door
  • height under 13 cm
  • height in cm above the symbol
WC / toilet for disabled users
  • wheelchair sign on WC door
  • fully accessible
  • meets international standards

More

The Orlov Castle branch of the History Museum is closed for repairs until February 2018. The museum in the Stable house is open and fully accessible.

TripAdvisor® Traveler Reviews

"Worth visiting"

4.0

May 15, 2019, by Kadri H

The castle is nicer from outside than inside. The view from the entrance is to Tallinn Bay, this was lovely. The whole garden and area is a great place for a walk on a sunny day. Its small tho. We... Read more

"Nothing special + unusual exhibition"

4.0

April 29, 2019, by Martins V

Average museum. But if you are traveling with children, you may wish to make a short visit to museum and have good time in the playground, located between palace and stables. In stables is located... Read more

"For Families this re-newed museum area is must visit"

4.0

April 14, 2019, by Nea_Barman

The hole area with museums is worth of visit speacilly for families with young kids. Kids can play outdoor, plenty to explore at the museums and the restaurant is ok too in the main building but... Read more

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