Haapsalu Castle Museum

Haapsalu Castle is an architectural gem built in the 13th century, which until the end of the 17th century was the seat of power of the local authorities.
The museum in the main castle focuses on the history of the castle itself. You can learn about the construction of the castle, the birth of the town of Haapsalu, and the fate of the rulers and locals of the Bishopric of Ösel–Wiek. In order to better understand the life of that time, guests can try out different mechanisms. The passages on the walls offer a wonderful view of the castle and the picturesque town of Haapsalu.

Haapsalu Castle is an architectural gem built in the 13th century, which until the end of the 17th century was the seat of power of the local authorities.
The museum in the main castle focuses on the history of the castle

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  • Surprisingly bigger then expected

    surprisingly bigger than expected from the outside. with the descriptions quite interesting, even if you don't go into the museum. the playground is great for children. during the fair you have the...

  • Impressive Cathedral

    It’s a medieval cathedral (1279) joined onto the castle. It’s the biggest single nave church in the Baltics. The architecture is both Romanesque and Gothic. We enjoyed looking round the cathedral...

  • Simple Elegance

    A gothic/romanesque gem. The interior is inspiring in its simplicity. A must stop in Haapsula. It is on the castle grounds


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