Estonian History Museum — Great Guild Hall

The mediaeval 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) helps to understand the singularity of the people who have lived in Estonia and introduces historical events that have affected them the most. The exhibition discloses the story of 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 mediaeval trade. You can also see different currencies and take part in historical events in the interactive time capsule.

The mediaeval 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) helps to understand the singularity

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    This guild hall is made into a museum. Interactive and interesting exhibits and a great collection of coins and money from time gone by.

  • Breathe History in the Medieval Guild Hall

    Perfect place to start a tour of Tallin and Estonia. Plenty of history here presented in an interactive style. But I was floored by how the walls and windows and doors and cellars were preserved...

  • My Most Favorite Museum

    When I entered, I thought it's going to be a very quick look around, since I was not really into Estonian history or into history or museums in general. But it turned out to be one of the best...


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