Estonian National Museum (ERM)

Estonian National Museum (Eesti Rahva Muuseum; ERM) 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; ERM) 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 vis

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  • Well worth a visit.

    If you plan on coming to visit this museum give yourself at least 2 to 3 hours. It has an amazing collection and it is laid out in such an interesting way to teach you about the origins of the...

  • Big, low building & quite a walk.....

    While in Tartu I decided to visit the National Museum. Well only a couple of inches on the map, from the old town square..... a warning to others - take the bus! It was quite a way, but luckily it...

  • wow

    this was an excellent experience. the exhibits were very well put together and some were interactive. there were many different aspects of Estonian life to see. i particularly enjoyed the costumes...


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