Anton Hansen Tammsaare Apartment-Museum

Lydia Koidula tänav 12a, Kesklinna linnaosa, Tallinn

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In a historicist summer dwelling type of house in the Tallinn district of Kadriorg, there is the apartment-museum of the classic Estonian author Anton Hansen Tammsaare (1878–1940). The writer lived in this building from 1932 to 1940.
The museum collections contain over 6,000 items, including the writer's death mask and violin as well as his home archive, which features manuscripts, correspondence, documents, and photographs. The 5-room apartment on the first floor of the house is furnished in its original form.

Good to know: the museum holds literary evenings, conferences, theatre performances, and exhibitions. In addition, excursions and various literary programmes for students can be ordered.

Times and prices
Open all year round

Tuesday, thursday–saturday: 11:00 - 17:00
Wednesday 11:00 - 18:00
Monday, sunday closed

  • Adult:


    5 €
  • Child:


    3 €
  • Family ticket:


    8 €
  • Pensioner:


    3 €
  • University student:


    3 €
  • School student:


    3 €
  • Exact price to be clarified by service provider.

Features and amenities
  • WIFI

Getting there

The museum is accessible from the city centre by trams 1 and 3 (Koidula stop) or by bus in the direction of Pirita (Uus-Sadama stop). In summer, you can also take the City Tour bus to Kadriorg, see more at

  • Signposted
  • Sealed access road
  • By public transport
  • By car
Stops nearby
Bus: Uus-Sadama
Tram: Kadrioru
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Piia E

Piia E

Nice open air museum

This is a nice museum in Järvamaa. There has a lot about Estonian history and about famous estonian writer Anton Hansen Tammsaare. Nice place to visit. And a lot of history :).

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