Estonian History Museum — Great Guild Hall

The mediaeval Great Guild Hall has always played an important role in the life of the city. The permanent exhibition at the History Museum "SPIRIT OF SURVIVAL. 11,000 years of Estonian History" (opened in 2011) helps to understand the singularity of the people who have lived in Estonia and introduces historical events that have affected them the most. The exhibition discloses the story of Estonian past through rooms with different topics, such as the Gun Room that tells about wars, the exhibition "Power of the Elite" that talks about the Great Guild and mediaeval trade. You can also see different currencies and take part in historical events in the interactive time capsule.

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  • Stendel Stendel

    This museum tells the story, history of Tallinn and Estonia. Lots of artifacts are on display as well. It is a beautiful 15 century building located in Old Town. Worth a visit but not as must visit.

  • Milpitas_traveller Milpitas_traveller
    Nice museum of Latvian labor life

    This museum is free on the last Thursday of the month (when we coincidentally were there), but I probably would have paid the 5€ entry fee.Interesting building, interesting exhibits, very well done...

  • vibran vibran
    Interesting museum and impressive building

    It is well worth it spending some time here. It tells the story about Estonia and Tallin very efficiently. More or less all the artifacts that are displayed has an translated text in english to...

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