Estonian Open Air Museum

Just a 15-minute drive from the centre of Tallinn, you will find a wonderful place – the Estonian Open Air Museum, showcasing the country's rural architecture and way of life.

The 14 farms in the museum provide an overview of how families from different strata of society lived in the 18–20th centuries. As you might expect to find in any proper village, there is a church, an inn, a school house, mills, a fire station, a shop, and fishing sheds by the sea. At the museum, you can buy handicrafts, ride horses, and try traditional Estonian dishes at the inn.

The museum is open year-round, offering entertainment, lovely workshops and events, and something you, regardless of your age, might not have known before.

Just a 15-minute drive from the centre of Tallinn, you will find a wonderful place – the Estonian Open Air Museum, showcasing the country's rural architecture and way of life.

The 14 farms in the museum provide an overview of how families fr

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  • Peaceful spot to visit, packed with history

    A beautiful open and sprawling complex where you can see examples of Estonian buildings transplanted among the tall trees. Staff were in period costume performing traditional activities throughout...

  • Picturesque open air museum

    It is a large history park near the sea and set in a forest, 20 minutes by bus 21 from Tallinn centre. The stop is in front of the entrance. Many historical houses from around the country have been...

  • Nice Visit

    I visited this beautiful open air museum as part of a cruise excursion. The weather was gray and cool so it made the visit a bit mystical. The museum contains several examples of different types of...


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