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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 18 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

"Excellent overview of the Estonian Jewish experience"

4.5

June 4, 2019, by JLB010

Estonia has long been a buffer between Russia and the west. As such, it’s history is fascinating, and the experience of Estonian Jews is too. Plan about 45 minutes for the visit and make sure to chat... Read more

"Difficult to find but..."

4.5

May 17, 2019, by BerkoBoy88

Well worth the effort. There is a chronological history of the Jews in Estonia and how they were persecuted and murdered by the Nazis. Yet the current population of about 2000 is vibrant. They even... Read more

"Underrated Museum"

4.5

January 19, 2019, by JMK-Pittsburgh

I’m surprised to see this museum so low on the Trip Advisor list of Tallinn museums. I’m guessing it has more to with it’s out-of-the-way location than the museum itself. I was very impressed with... Read more

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