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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  • Very good museum - don't miss the separate artillery display

    The museum is very interesting and well done, covering Estonian military history. It is free and also comprises a separate location (300m by foot from the main building) holding artillery pieces and...

  • Good introduction to Estonian history

    A small but interesting collection detailing Estonian military history. Exhibits all have Estonian, English and Russian translations. Good overview of both their War for Independence and World War...

  • I loved it!

    Although I live almost next to the museum it took me years and years to finally go and look inside :) The receptionist was a bit tired, i guess because it was the end of the day already but overall I...


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