Kolkja Museum of Old Believers

You can see the traditional clothes, everyday items, handicrafts, tools, photos, books and many other items associated with the Old Believers.

The Russian Old Believers – starovery – have been following their religious traditions rigorously for more than a 1000 years. There are 11 congregations of Old Believers with approximately 15,000 members in Estonia. The Lake Peipus area – Mustvee, Kallaste, Kolkja, Kasepää, Varnja, Piirissaar – is the main area where Old Believers live.

Features and amenities

Location

Ranna tänav 12, Kolkja alevik, Peipsiääre vald, Tartu maakond

Getting there

Access

  • Signposted
  • Sealed access road
  • By public transport
  • By car

Coordinates

58°32'50''N 27°12'54''E | Download GPX file