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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  • 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...

  • One of the best

    One of the best museums in Estonia. A wealth of knowledge shared in a easy to understand method. Great displays and hands on exhibits as well. Audio guides are a great help and provided by the staff...


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