Palmse Manor and Open-Air Museum

Palmse Manor is one of the grandest baroque mansions in Estonia. The mansion and open-air museum were the first fully restored manor complex in the country. They are surrounded by the beautiful natural environment of Lahemaa National Park and provide an overview of Estonian manor life and architecture throughout the ages. The open-air museum boasts parks, gardens and historical buildings and features exhibitions, workshops, a training centre, a Palm House, a wine cellar, a romantic café and a tavern serving national dishes.
Did you know...? - You can take part in different events at the manor that are designed for children, history enthusiasts, adventurers and romantics - The manor is a popular venue for exhibitions, plays and concerts and the perfect location for training events, conferences, weddings and receptions

Reviews

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  • Aki S Aki S

    You wouldn't expect this kind of manor up here

    Splendid example of once great manor in Estonia. Takes you back to the times when there was rich German nobility living, influencing and partly ruling Estonia. Not too big either but shows what kind...

  • Mike W Mike W

    Do the woods walks

    Tour guide explained the history of the manor and afterwards we had time to walk the grounds. Find time to do a little walk into the woods which is unusual for the Baltic states and actually has...

  • taqqie taqqie

    Nice & elegant

    One of the many big mansions in this region and one of the more famous ones too. Looks spectacular, so if you're into historic grandeur this is a good place to visit. Personally it looked a bit too...


Features and amenities

Location

Palmse küla, Vihula vald, Lääne-Viru maakond

Getting there

Palmse Manor is one of the grandest baroque mansions in Estonia. The mansion and open-air museum were the first fully restored manor complex in the country. They are surrounded by the beautiful natural environment of Lahemaa National Park and provide an overview of Estonian manor life and architecture throughout the ages. The open-air museum boasts parks, gardens and historical buildings and features exhibitions, workshops, a training centre, a Palm House, a wine cellar, a romantic café and a tavern serving national dishes.
Did you know...?
- You can take part in different events at the manor that are designed for children, history enthusiasts, adventurers and romantics
- The manor is a popular venue for exhibitions, plays and concerts and the perfect location for training events, conferences, weddings and receptions

Access

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

Coordinates

59°30'46''N 25°57'22''E | Download GPX file