Estonian History Museum — Great Guild Hall

Pikk tänav 17, Kesklinna linnaosa, Tallinn

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The medieval Great Guild Hall has always played an important role in the life of the city.

The permanent exhibition at the History Museum, 'SPIRIT OF SURVIVAL. 11,000 years of Estonian History' opened in 2011 and helps to understand the uniqueness of the people who have lived in Estonia and introduces the historical events that have affected them the most.

The exhibition discloses the story of the Estonian past through rooms with different topics, such as the Gun Room that tells about wars, the exhibition 'Power of the Elite' that talks about the Great Guild and medieval trade. You can also see different currencies and take part in historical events in the interactive time capsule.

Times and prices

Tuesday–wednesday, friday–sunday: 10:00 - 18:00
Thursday 10:00 - 20:00
Monday closed

01.10–30.04

Wednesday, friday–sunday: 10:00 - 18:00
Thursday 10:00 - 20:00
Monday–tuesday: closed

  • Adult:

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    8 €
  • Family ticket:

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    16 €
  • Pensioner:

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    6 €
  • University student:

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    6 €
  • School student:

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    6 €
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  • Adult:

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    8 €
  • Family ticket:

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    16 €
  • Pensioner:

    from

    6 €
  • University student:

    from

    6 €
  • School student:

    from

    6 €
  • Group price:

    from

    7 €
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Features and amenities
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Getting there
Access
  • Signposted
  • Sealed access road
  • On foot only
Stops nearby
Bus: Balti Jaam, Viru
Train: Balti Jaam
Tram: Balti Jaam, Viru
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Reviews
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Fudgemellow

Fudgemellow

Good overview of Estonian History

We enjoyed our visit to the Great Guild Hall. The building itself is impressive and the exhibitions within are very modern and easily accessible to foreign tourists. I particularly liked the...

nikolausk779

nikolausk779

not well organized

Not bad, but not really good. The building is impressive, but the museum is not as well organized as the other muiseums in Tallinn. You can get an impression, but if you are more interested in the...

Judi M

Judi M

Tallinn, Great Guild Hall

Another museum in Tallinn worth visiting. Great to see the trading history of the town and the stories with it.

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