Kukruse Polar Manor

Visiting the newly renovated Kukruse manor, you will find out all about the role of Baltic Germans in Estonian society and learn the history of the Tolli family. You can learn to write in gothic style to surprise your friends, and make discoveries in Sannikovimaa for yourself.

Children can ride dog sleighs and polar kayaks and enjoy other fun activities. If you are interested in fashion, you can try on some 18th and 19th century clothes and feel like a true aristocrat!

Did you know...?
*The manor can host special events at which you can learn all about its history. Individual visitors and groups are welcome.

Features and amenities


20, Kukruse küla, Kohtla vald, Ida-Viru maakond

Getting there

From Tallinn, take the St Petersburg highway and turn off immediately after Kukruse Hill (on your left). Keep to the right, and after the bridge turn off to the left. Drive straight ahead, turn right at the end of the bridge and keep following the winding road. After passing the water tower turn right and drive straight ahead. You will see a parking area for buses on your left, while the narrow lane ahead of you leads to the car park, which is at the Jõhvi end. From Narva or Jõhvi, drive under the second overpass (in front of the manor on the St Petersburg highway) and keep to the right, crossing the bridge and turning right. At the end of the bridge turn right again. For further directions, see above.


  • Signposted
  • By public transport
  • By car
  • By excursion bus

Stops nearby

Bus: Kukruse


59°23'9''N 27°21'40''E | Download GPX file