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Photo by: Estonian FireFighting Museum

Photo by: Paul Kuimet

Photo by: Paul Kuimet

Photo by: Paul Kuimet

Photo by: Paul Kuimet

TripAdvisor Traveler Rating

4.0

based on 7 reviews

Location (map)

Raua tn 2, Tallinn

City Centre

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Distance from:

Airport

3.5km

Harbour

2km

Train station

2.00km

Bus station

1.70km

Open/ Available

Mon-Thu 9-17
Fri 9-15.30

Contact

muuseum@rescue.ee

+372 5302 8404

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Child-friendly

 

Accessibility

Semi-accessible
  • doors width less than 70 cm
  • threshold or step hight more than 4 cm
  • gradient of ramp over 10%
10cm
Low step
  • one step outside the entrance door
  • height under 13 cm
  • height in cm above the symbol

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The information desk has to be informed so that you can enter from the back door. Only the 1st floor is accessible.

Estonian Firefighting Museum

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Learn all about the history of firefighting in Estonia by viewing artefacts from as far back as the 17th and 18th centuries.

The museum’s collection contains over twenty thousand old fire extinguishers, equipment, flags, uniforms, helmets and other pieces from the arrival of the first firefighters’ union up until 1940. Additionally, the collections include photographs, film material, publications and research papers.

The museum was founded in 1973 and is located in Estonian Rescue Board building, which dates to 1939.

Advance booking required.

Location (map)

Raua tn 2, Tallinn

City Centre

More

Distance from:

Airport

3.5km

Harbour

2km

Train station

2.00km

Bus station

1.70km

Open/ Available

Mon-Thu 9-17
Fri 9-15.30

Contact

muuseum@rescue.ee

+372 5302 8404

Information

More

Child-friendly

 

Accessibility

Semi-accessible
  • doors width less than 70 cm
  • threshold or step hight more than 4 cm
  • gradient of ramp over 10%
10cm
Low step
  • one step outside the entrance door
  • height under 13 cm
  • height in cm above the symbol

More

The information desk has to be informed so that you can enter from the back door. Only the 1st floor is accessible.

TripAdvisor® Traveler Reviews

"THIS WAS SUCH A HIDDEN ATTRACTION THAT you would bump into this locked door"

4.0

February 8, 2019, by thejonpage

... with a sign solemnly proclaiming that you should have booked your visit with the phone number below. Which would mean that if you were to find yourself clumsy enough to have just showed up (eww... Read more

"Small but interesting"

4.0

October 20, 2016, by Robert C

The Estonian Firefighting Museum is very small, but sometimes it is a small collection that works best rather than sheer size. This wont appeal to everyone; it is a very specialized area. For... Read more

"Nice, but small"

4.0

February 9, 2015, by JornTv

The museum has very friendly staff and they even let us look at the modern, operational fire station. But the museum is rather small and very little information is available in English. However, the... Read more

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