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Photo by: Estonian Jewish Museum

Photo by: Estonian Jewish Museum

Photo by: Estonian Jewish Museum

Photo by: Estonian Jewish Museum

Photo by: Estonian Jewish Museum

TripAdvisor Traveler Rating

4.5

based on 12 reviews

Location (map)

Karu tn 16, Tallinn

City Centre

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Distance from:

Airport

3.5km

Harbour

1.3km

Train station

2.00km

Bus station

1.80km

Open/ Available

Mon-Thu 10-17
Fri 10-16


Contact

museum@jewish.ee

+372 5626 2251

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Child-friendly

 

The museum gives a thorough overview of the Jewish community in Estonia during different times in history.
This is where various materials concerning the destiny of Estonian Jews are stored. The exposition of the museum comprises of three sections: a permanent exhibition, a library with books written by or about Estonian Jews and a thematic electronic archive. The large paper archive is where the originals of the documents are stored.
The museum features materials relating to three synagogues in Estonia, original items from the synagogue in Tartu, historical records about the first mention of Estonian Jews in 1333, and an exposition about the establishment of the Jewish Community of Estonia.

Location (map)

Karu tn 16, Tallinn

City Centre

More

Distance from:

Airport

3.5km

Harbour

1.3km

Train station

2.00km

Bus station

1.80km

Open/ Available

Mon-Thu 10-17
Fri 10-16


Contact

museum@jewish.ee

+372 5626 2251

Information

More

Child-friendly

 

TripAdvisor® Traveler Reviews

"Jewish mueim"

4.5

July 16, 2015, by stephanies906

Thank you so much to our guide who gave up his lunch to show us round and tell us about the history of Estonian Jewry. The new synagogue is beautiful and the community is thriving after being wiped... Read more

"Very nice place to visit"

4.5

June 27, 2015, by Andrey P

I had visited the museum during the "Tallinn Night of Museums 2015" event. It is located pretty close to the city center, what made the visit very comfortable. The staff is extremely friendly and... Read more

"Small but very informative"

4.5

March 20, 2015, by Ireena17

A nice place, which seems to be a bit small, but definitely gives you a very good overwiev of the history of the Jewish people in the country. The staff is friendly, helpful, and knowledgable. Read more

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