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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  • what a nice way to spend the day

    I found the old buildings and people dressed in period costumes quite interesting. I walked back into the city along the waterfront was very relaxing in nature.

  • Hugh collection of Estonian buildings and displays of life from 17th-20th Centuries

    Great collection of building from all around Estonia. Very large park setting that has wide trails/roads between the different farms, windmills, churches, stores, and functioning tavern. I spent...

  • Historical day in nature

    It was a great summer day spent at the museum. The history and the lifestyle in the 18th century is great to see. It shows the rural living during that time. Do bring a picnic to eat by the sea.


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