Niguliste Museum

St. Nicholas Church that was built in the 13th century is dedicated to church art. Here you will find medieval gravestones, unique altars and Tallinn’s most famous work of art: a fragment of Bernt Notke’s painting, The Dance of Death. In addition, a silver chamber with the silverware that belonged to the guilds and church is opened to the public in the vestry.

Features and amenities


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Getting there

The Niguliste Museum is located on Harjumäe Hill at the foot of Toompea hill. The grand steeple of St. Nicholas Church with its Baroque spire is visible from every direction. The church is only a few minutes walk along Harju St from Town Hall Square or Freedom Square. From Toompea Hill you can reach St. Nicholas Church by descending Lühike Jalg (Short Leg) St.


  • Signposted
  • On foot only


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