Kalev Marzipan Museum Room

The Marzipan Museum Room gives a good overview of the history of marzipan — how a medicine, made in the pharmacy during the Middle Ages, became a popular candy later. There are 200 marzipan figurines, cards and cakes on display, which are made using molds that are more than a hundred years old. Here you can watch the art of painting marzipan: an artist works at the museum room, painting marzipan figures just as the guests wish.

Researcher Otto Kubo, who has worked for Kalev for 60 years, can tell interesting stories about marzipan and its history to visitors at the museum room.


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  • RERD09 RERD09

    Nice quick visit

    We stopped here for about 20 minutes on a walking tour of Tallinn. Otto, who has worked there for 57 years gave us a short presentation of what they do and how marzipan in made. We were given samples...

  • 53paupaul53 53paupaul53

    A Ten Minute Treat

    If you're walking along Pikk in the Old Town, make a brief stop at the Marzipan Museum. Though many of the figures created were not particularly polished (eg the Shrek pieces), others were...

  • mihhail i mihhail i


    I have been here first time approximately 45 year ago. I am happy to see, that this place looks almost like in my childhood. But not only interior. The same cakes, and unforgettable aroma of coffee...

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