Attractions & museums

    Estonian Museum of Natural History

    The permanent exhibition of the Estonian Museum of Natural History takes you on a journey in Estonian nature and offers an educational experience for both children and adults. You can learn about the nearly 2,000 million years of geological history of Estonia, as well as the country’s species-rich forests and mysterious bogs.

    While at the Museum of Natural History, you can also go on virtual reality adventures, where you can dive to the bottom of the primeval sea and meet the animals that lived there hundreds of millions of years ago, shrink to the cellular level and explore the fertilisation process, and fly with bats during their autumn feeding trips. Be sure to try the augmented reality application LoodusMuuseumAR, which brings to life animals that lived hundreds of millions of years ago and makes the microworld around us visible.

    The museum’s online free audio guide, which can be used by anyone on their personal smart device, is available in Finnish, English, Russian, and Estonian.


    The museum entrance is free with Tallinn Card.

    It is also possible to visit the museum with a 360° virtual reality film session – free of charge with the Tallinn Card (normal price 10€).
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    based on 57 reviews

    • Nice, comfort but small pearl - good for children

      tripadvisor rating 4 of 5
      March 13, 2020 By 92anssit

      The museum is cosy, clean and up-date small museum for natural history. In our visit (Feb 2020) there was nice exhibition of bats. Our kids liked much all the small and big animals. The museum... Read more comments

    • Small, but well curated

      tripadvisor rating 4 of 5
      August 7, 2019 By Raino A

      The place is kind of small (3 floors, 6-7 rooms in all) and texts are in Estonian, Russian and English, but that did not really matter. My 9-year old son got a kick out of this place and the visit... Read more comments

    • Nice to see Estonian nature

      tripadvisor rating 5 of 5
      July 8, 2019 By Jekaterina K

      Very good place to visit with children. You can see Estonian birds, animals and butterfly’s . In one of area of museum you can also check how Estonia land was made of.