Kihnu Museum

You must go to the exciting Kihnu Museum when you visit the island. It like an anchor in preserving and introducing the cultural space of Kihnu, which has been entered in the UNESCO heritage list.
The museum was founded in the former schoolhouse of Sääreküla Village in 1974 and thoroughly renovated in 2009. You will find everything that concerns the everyday lives of people in the museum – tools, clothes, handicrafts, furniture. You will also find exhibitions that introduce famous Kihnu men, such as historian Theodor Saar, Captain Enn Uuetoa and silversmith Peeter Rooslaid, and the works of Kihnu nativists.

Features and amenities


Külaotsa, Linaküla, Kihnu vald, Pärnu maakond

Getting there

You can reach Kihnu Island by ferry from Pärnu or Munalaid from May to December (when the sea is not frozen) and by plane from Pärnu in winter ( Munalaiu Port is located approximately 40 km from Pärnu on the Pärnu-Audru-Tõstamaa Road after turning left at Pootsi.


  • Signposted
  • Sealed access road
  • By excursion bus
  • By car


58°7'60''N 23°58'53''E | Download GPX file