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Museum of the Coastal Swedes

Museo de los suecos costeros

Museo de los suecos costeros

Museum of the Coastal Swedes (Sadama tn 32, Haapsalu) – this museum introduces the thousand-year-old settlements of the coastal Swedes in Estonia. Within this structure, inaugurated by the King of Sweden, you can acquaint yourself with their unique cultural heritage and see a 20-metre embroidered rug that depicts the life of the Estonian-Swedes. There is a scene where a Swedish peasant bought Large-Pakri Island from the Padise Monastery for 34 gold marks in 1345. Swedish King Carl Gustaf had great words of praise for the pictorial rug! In addition, other interesting undertakings occurred and traditional wedding feasts were held here, as well. Admission: €2 (Adults / seniors), €1.50 (college students), €4 (family), free for children. Times vary. See the website for an updated schedule: www.aiboland.ee/Muuseum