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Lasila Manor

Lasila Manor (Vahtra puiestee 17, Lasila küla, Rakvere vald, Lääne-Viru maakond) — Lasila Manor is best known for the von Baers, who were the lords of this residennce in the early 19th century. World-famous biologist Karl Ernst von Baer lived here during his childhood. The manor then belonged to the von Ungern-Sternbergs and the von […]

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Kukruse Polar Manor

Kukruse Polar Manor (20, Kukruse küla, Kohtla vald, Ida-Viru maakond) – here, you can learn about the adventurous lives of polar researcher and geologist Eduard von Toll, and archivist Robert von Toll — who pioneered the conscious use of oil shale. You can do all this and try out the lives of the 18th and […]

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Kumu Art Museum

Kumu Art Museum (A. Weizenbergi tn 34, Tallinn) — Kumu, which opened in 2006, is the new and grand headquarters of the Art Museum of Estonia, which attracts everyone that is interested in Estonian art and culture. Both Estonian art classics as well as the works of artists that cultivate modern trends are on display […]

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Keila-Joa Manor

Keila-Joa Manor (Lossi tn-Keila-Joa loss, Keila-Joa alevik, Keila vald, Harju maakond) – located just outside of Tallinn, this manor complex was built in 1833 in neo-gothic style (designed by Hans von Stackenschneider — who in time became one of the Majo representatives of the historicist style in Russia. Along with its architecture, what makes the […]

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Kadriorg Art Museum

Kadriorg Art Museum (A. Weizenbergi tn 37, Tallinn) — The Kadriorg Art Museum introduces, preserves and collects early foreign art – primarily western European and Russian paintings, graphic arts, sculpture and applied arts. The museum is located in Kadriorg Park in Tallinn, in a Baroque palace built by Tsar Peter the Great of Russia as […]

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Estonian Road Museum

Estonian Road Museum (Varbuse, Kanepi vald, Põlva mk, Põlva) – located 2 ½ hours (230 km) southeast of Tallinn, this museum was created in the late 1990s. It is the center of history of Estonian roads, with the view of mediating its scientific, educational and entertaining points to the public. When choosing the location, the […]

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Estonian Open Air Museum

Estonian Open Air Museum (Vabaõhumuuseumi tee 12, 13521 Tallinn) – located just 15 minutes from downtown Tallinn, this museum lets visitors get acquainted with village life in this country. The museum’s 12 farms depict the lives that families of various economic levels and time eras (from the 18th to the 20th centuries) carried out in […]

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Estonian Maritime Museum

Estonian Maritime Museum (Pikk 70, Tallinn) – this museum has various exhibitions on the Baltic Sea’s rich history, including various ships on display. The Baltic Sea with its busy historical trade routes has many shipwrecks. Information about these is also available. Visitors can also examine the only surviving pre-World War 2 diesel submarine. Admission: €4

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Admiral

Admiral (Lootsi 15, Tallinn) — an old-fashioned steamship docked at Tallinn’s downtown harbor is the setting for this elegant, little restaurant – one of the city’s most unique dining venues. An array of inventive Balkan, Russian and classical European dishes are served up in the cozy main cabin, but in warmer months guests can dine […]

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De La Gardie

De La Gardie (Viru 13/15, Tallinn) – this modern mall (built in 2000), is located in Tallinn’s medieval district – one of that city’s busiest shopping areas.