Attractions & museums

    Energy Discovery Centre

    There’s lightning in the air at the 100-year-old power plant and modern science centre in the heart of Tallinn. Energy Discovery Centre features daily lightning shows unique in Northern Europe, static electricity demonstrations, over 100 hands-on exhibits, and Planetarium screenings. 

    Learn about electricity, light and sound, and have fun with different physical phenomena.

    All instructions to the exhibits are in English, Finnish and Russian as well as Estonian. The Planetarium features films narrated in all four languages. The daily lightning and static electricity demonstrations are performed in Estonian, Russian and English.

    The Centre is a 5-minute walk from Tallinn Old Town and about 10-minute walk from the Old City Harbour. Look for the big yellow building!

    Entrance is free of charge with Tallinn Card.

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    • Small but fun interactive museum near the Tallinn Old town

      tripadvisor rating 4 of 5
      July 7, 2020 By sptor

      Not too big but fun museum themed around electricity production mostly, however other things present too. The first floor or rather basement floor is mostly various interactive exhibits to play... Read more comments

    • Interesting indeed!

      tripadvisor rating 5 of 5
      February 19, 2020 By marjaterttu2016

      Our 6 - 11 years old grandchildren liked the Energy Discovery Center a lot. There was so much to do, to try and to see. We spent three hours there but for the planetarium unfortunately we did not... Read more comments

    • Ok

      tripadvisor rating 3 of 5
      July 25, 2019 By JohnnyDeCrane

      Quite small, you could easily see everything in half an hour. My kids (2- and 4-years old) had somewhat good time playing around the varioud gadgets though. Still, if you have time for only one... Read more comments