Estonian History Museum – Maarjamäe Palace

Maarjamäe Palace, built in 1874, now belongs to the Estonian History Museum. During its colourful history, the building has been a well-known holiday destination, the summer residence of the Russian Count Anatoly Orlov-Davydov, a popular restaurant/nightclub, and the Military Aviation School of the Republic of Estonia.
The permanent exhibition ’My Free County’ takes visitors on a journey of 100 years, from the birth of the Republic of Estonia to the present. The playful Children’s Republic is a place where the real world and fantasy world are combined, as children have a chance to play there with a blue lion and its friends, all of whom have a common goal to establish an amazing country.

Restaurant Maarjamäe is also located in the palace.

Maarjamäe Palace, built in 1874, now belongs to the Estonian History Museum. During its colourful history, the building has been a well-known holiday destination, the summer residence of the Russian Count Anatoly Orlov-Davydov, a popular restauran

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  • An insightful museum

    After visting this museum I have an understanding of how Estonians struggled for their freedom. Occupied for so many years , this museum shows how that freedom was achieved, situated in the centre...

  • Interesting museum to visit

    The exhibition is very interesting. There is a lot of interactive activities, interesting material, games, and videos. Also facts about the nation today. There is an outdoor playground for children.

  • To value freedom

    Interesting museum in the capital, Tallinn with focus on telling the history of modern Estonia. Interesting objects and with a modern display. Focus is on Estonia’s modern and dramatic history from...


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