Lydia Koidula Memorial Museum

Lydia Koidula (1843–1886) was a famous poetess and publicist during the national awakening of Estonia who spent her youth in Pärnu. The memorial museum works in the house that was her home from 1850 to 1863. It is known as Pärnu Ülejõe Schoolhouse where her father JV Jannsen, who is also the father of journalism in the Estonian language, worked at the time as the schoolmaster.
Your can learn about their lives and activities in the context of national awakening in Estonia, take a look at a typical school and home from the middle of the 19th century and find out about the start of Estonian journalism (Perno Postimees from 1857).

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  • aeveliina aeveliina

    Kiinnostava kohde, mutta enemmänkin olisi voinut saada irti.

    Kiinnostava museo ja Lydia Koidulan elämänhistoria kiehtoo kovasti. Museokokemus jäi kuitenkin vähän vajaaksi, saimme esittelyn sinänsä ystävälliseltä rouvalta, mutta viroksi. Ilmeisesti hän ei...

  • Svetlana V Svetlana V

    Городская школа 19 века

    Музей - типичная школа маленького городка, где преподавал Йоханн Валдемар Янн сен - отец будущей знаменитой поэтессы Лидии Койдулы. Как было принято в те времена, квартира для учительской семьи...

  • 382albert67 382albert67

    De interés para los amantes de la literatura

    La casa donde vivió durante muchos años la poeta nacional estonia, Lydia Koidula (1843-1886), que fue también una de las impulsoras del movimiento nacional (conocido como "despertar nacional"), se...


Features and amenities

Location

Johann Voldemar Jannseni tänav 37, Pärnu

Getting there

Drive across the Tallinn Road bridge from the centre of Pärnu and turn left to Jannseni Street from the first crossroad with traffic lights.

Access

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

Stops nearby

Bus: Jaani

Coordinates

58°23'27''N 24°29'6''E | Download GPX file