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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
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
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
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.
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
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
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