Estonian War Museum - General Laidoner Museum

Estonian War Museum, founded in 1919, was restored in 2001 under the name of Estonian War Museum – General Laidoner Museum. Today, the EWM collects, preserves, researches and exhibits Estonian military and cultural heritage.

The permanent and temporary exhibitions of the War Museum tell the story of wars fought in Estonia, the service of Estonians and local minorities in the military forces of other countries, and wars fought elsewhere in the world with the participation of Estonians.
The hangar of military heavy equipment is open from May until October, Friday to Sunday, from 11 am until 6 pm.

Estonian War Museum, founded in 1919, was restored in 2001 under the name of Estonian War Museum – General Laidoner Museum. Today, the EWM collects, preserves, researches and exhibits Estonian military and cultural heritage.

The permanent an

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  • An excellent museum with helpful staff

    We read about this museum in Tallinn in Your Pocket: the description sounded very interesting, so we took the bus trip to Viimsi. The exhibition is extensive, well-displayed with detailed texts in...

  • Interesting history of Estonia

    Museum covers quite well the history of Estonian wars. Of course, it is mostly concentrating to the First and Second World Wars. You can see the most used guns during the wars, videos how the wars...

  • General Laidoner Museum

    Very educational museum on a unique location! The staff was very friendly and the museum is child friendly. For people interested in the history of Estonia, focused on the different wars which led to...


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