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Kalev Marzipan Factory Museum

Pikk 16, Tallinn 10123, Estonia
+372 646 4192
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Operated by Estonia's leading candy factory, this specialty museum features exhibits on how candy is made, the history of chewing gum in the USSR and an extensive display of antique candy boxes.
  • Excellent31%
  • Very good39%
  • Average21%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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“for sale” (2 reviews)
“nice cafe” (2 reviews)
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Pikk 16, Tallinn 10123, Estonia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I love marzipan and I love chocolate, so this was a no-brainer, right? Wrong!!! I wish we hadn't bothered. Upon entrance we found a woman sitting at one end of the counter, painting little marzipan figures. I complimented her work but she neither responded nor...More

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Reviewed 8 June 2018 via mobile

I think it was my own fault for seeing a Marzipahn museum on the map, and with it being my favorite candy, I got very excited. Don't get me wrong, it's cute, and worth a quick glance, but I expected more. Loved all the traditional...More

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Reviewed 24 April 2018

The museum itself is quite small, but interesting enough. Through the back is a cafe which serves amazing cakes. Well worth the expense.

Thank David C
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Reviewed 2 April 2018

The Museum was a gem and real treat for Marzipan lovers. I love the Orange flavour. Go down stairs to see all the pieces of art done with marzipan

Thank gpw150
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Reviewed 21 February 2018

This place has an unique charm, but nor the personnel, nor the cakes can match with the expectations. We had a coffee here and tried a local chocolate-bar, but none of them was anything special. However the place has lovely mood, it feels good just...More

Thank Gabor T
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Reviewed 4 December 2017 via mobile

called into this museum in early December 2017 as it sounded interesting. wasnt much to see. just a small shop and a small marzipan painting area. theres an old cafe attached to it, which was busy. overall okay, unless you are into marzipan.

Thank f0nc3c4
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Reviewed 19 November 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed watching three seconds of an artist hand painting marzipan in the corner and another five seconds admiring the figures on display. Enjoyed being told by my private tour guide that the molds used today are even still sometimes more than 100 years old. Enjoyed...More

Thank rileigh15
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Reviewed 28 October 2017

Café looked ok with marzipan being the main event but we went to see the museum. It is not that exciting and it is pretty small. The marzipan figures on display are impressive.

Thank dselvan
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Reviewed 27 September 2017 via mobile

This is the oldest cafe in Tallinn, you can feel the olden times vibrations! Amazing interior! Even the mirrors are old - from past times! Very nice cakes and wonderful coffee! Prices are reasonable.

Thank Lkubanova
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Reviewed 27 September 2017 via mobile

Don't bother putting this one on your itinerary. It's just a small room with a few marzipan figurines on display in a Kalev shop. Apparently sometimes there's someone sitting in the corner showing you how they decorate the figurines. That person wasn't there when I...More

Thank Jaka Z
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