Museum of Occupations

The museum is dedicated to the occupations that took pace between 1939 and 1991 and their impact on Estonia and the residents of Estonia. Video, audio and pictorial materials create a concept of the changes and tribulations caused to Estonia by German and Soviet rule. Through items collected from ordinary people, an attempt is made to make sense out of people’s fates during this period.


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  • Jill H Jill H

    Brought home to me how much Estonian people have suffered

    There is lots to see in this museum as it details the history of Estonia's sufferings under two occupations by the Russians and one by Hitler in the second world war. The exhibition on rock music...

  • Kaspar K Kaspar K

    Have a look how KGB used to spy on people

    Pretty creepy to see how KGB basically built a hotel to be able to spy on people more easily. Make sure to take tour with a guide they will tell you stories you want to hear.

  • James G James G

    Watch the fascinating media presentations.

    This is an unimposing building, but I spent two hours there when I had planned on being there only 30 minutes. The early film footage was really interesting in its depiction of the fate of a small...

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