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Kukruse oil shale museum

Address: Lehe tn 10A, Kukruse linnaosa, Kohtla-Järve | Show on map
Mobile phone: (+372) 502 5112
Telephone: (+372) 332 1350
Website: http://www.pkm.ee/en External link
E-mail: info@pkm.ee
Method of payment: Cash only
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The permanent exhibition at this museum in Kukruse shows how oil shale forms, how it is discovered and the history of its use. It also explains how it is produced and recycled. You can also see an exhibition of 80 works titled ‘The oil shale industry in art’.
Did you know…? *Oil shale, Estonia’s most important natural resource, formed 450 million years ago and is found in 80 countries – but there is only one oil shale museum in the world *The museum holds more than 22,000 individual items which it places at the disposal of researchers

Times and prices

Tuesday–friday: 10:00 - 18:00
Saturday: 10:00 - 16:00
Monday, sunday: closed
Adult: from 2 €
Pensioner: from 1 €
University student: from 1 €
School student: from 1 €

Exact price to be clarified by service provider.

Languages spoken

  • Estonian
  • English
  • Russian


  • Exhibition
  • Souvenirs
  • Toilet
  • Free parking

Additional services

  • Guide service available


  • ISIC
  • ITIC
  • For students
  • For pensioners


Seminar and conference rooms

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