Estonian National Museum

Estonian National Museum (Eesti Rahva Muuseum) as a museum of Estonian people helps interpret being Estonian, carry the basic values of the nation, and guard its continuity. For visitors opens, both a material and virtual world, that invites visitors to discover, realize, and become part of it.

The museum has two permanent exhibitions. "Encounters" is an exhibition about ordinary Estonian folk who have lived in this country through the ages. "The echoes of Ural" presents the traditional everyday culture of Finno-Ugric and Samoyedic people.

In addition to exhibitions, the premises include a cinema and a conference hall, a black box theatre, a café, a restaurant, and museum shop.

Estonian National Museum (Eesti Rahva Muuseum) as a museum of Estonian people helps interpret being Estonian, carry the basic values of the nation, and guard its continuity. For visitors opens, both a material and virtual world, that invites visitors

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  • Potential to be great but the permanent exhibition lacks structure and coherance

    This is an interactive museum in a beautiful modern building. The permanent exhibition shows every day items from different historical eras from modern times up to prehistorical life. There is audio...

  • Boring museum

    Nothing interesting or exciting in this museum. Exhibitions are small and poor. Visitor has a feeling that something is incompleted here. Only thing that we like there is designers' work but it is...

  • Great museum

    Very nice and interesting museum to visit with family. Although quite large and therefore would advise to choose what to concentrate on.


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