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Museum of Estonian Architecture

Closed Now: 11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Open today: 11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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Couple of hours well spent

Lots of info on the last 100 years of architecture in Estonia as well as some predictions for the... read more

Reviewed 7 February 2018
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For architecture fans

This is not the type of museum that tells a predefined story. It rather shows plenty of models and... read more

Reviewed 4 August 2017
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“old town”(3 reviews)
The Museum of Estonian Architecture, situated in the historical building of the Rotermann Salt Storage, is one of Tallinn's most outstanding examples of industrial architecture. Like the majority of architectural museums in the world, the Museum of...more
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Ahtri 2, Tallinn 10151, Estonia
+372 625 7000
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All reviews soviet occupation couple of hours old town library model drawing exhibits
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Reviewed 10 September 2018

Nice small museum with models plans and drawings as well as the biographies of Estonian architectures - outside you can see some other exhibitions as well.

Thank George A
Reviewed 31 August 2018 via mobile

Estonia, like other Soviet occupied countries, was unable until recently to really support and foster an architecture field. Literally as soon as freedom was regained-they were off like a shot, and are now known throughout the world for their cutting edge modern architecture. They have...More

Thank marftrip
Reviewed 11 June 2018

One of a number of old buildings adapted under the Hjad master plan for the area E of the old town..worth visiting

Thank 490theos
Reviewed 8 May 2018 via mobile

We stumbled across this place and were surprised it wasn’t better known. The highlight is the collection of architectural models on the ground floor, but there are other exhibitions throughout the building. Tallinn is full of interesting buildings; it’s a place where the ancient brushes...More

Thank Alan W
Reviewed 7 February 2018 via mobile

Lots of info on the last 100 years of architecture in Estonia as well as some predictions for the next couple of decades. Lots of models of buildings which really helps to visualise. Loads of info in English.

Thank Jobbomon
Reviewed 2 January 2018

The exhibits are well set out with descriptions in English. It was interesting to see models of buildings and then observe the real thing the following day. Well worth a visit

Thank BrianCowanUK
Reviewed 2 October 2017

If you are interested in architecture this place it's a must when visiting Tallinn. If you are not, you may leave it for a rainy day, perhaps. The exhibition on the ground floor is a very good start for those trying to get a glimpse...More

Thank GabrielSalgueiro
Reviewed 8 September 2017 via mobile

This museum's ground floor is mostly given towards mainly functional buildings and their surrounds and development through the years, including the Soviet occupation. Downstairs there is an exhibition concerning a house and its inhabitants over the many years it was lived in. Pieces of domestic...More

Thank John R
Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

This is not the type of museum that tells a predefined story. It rather shows plenty of models and plans, and has a library. So visitors need to explore on their own and find questions before looking for answers. On the second floor is a...More

Thank nicolasj
Reviewed 18 July 2017

Currently a very interesting exhibition on the Kopli Sonata area, where the Russo-Baltic shipyards are/were. The exhibition on young Polish architcture is also worth a visit.

Thank kbpdk
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