House of the Blackheads

House of the Blackheads is one of the oldest and most renowned building complexes in Tallinn’s Old Town. The most unique rooms are the White Hall (1532), which is the first venue in Renaissance style in Tallinn, and the St. Olaf’s Guild Hall (1422), built in the late Gothic style. The long history of the brotherhood is full of legends of saints, soldiers, and adventurers, which are nowadays primarily reflected in the names of the premises. House of the Blackheads, which is located in the historic gathering place of Tallinn’s former merchants and craftsmen’s associations, offers various rooms for receptions, business parties, conferences, and other events.

National Register of Cultural Monuments

House of the Blackheads is one of the oldest and most renowned building complexes in Tallinn’s Old Town. The most unique rooms are the White Hall (1532), which is the first venue in Renaissance style in Tallinn, and the St. Olaf’s Guild Hall (1422

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  • Beautiful interior.amazing history

    This is very different then the one in Riga. It is actually not truly open to the public but used as center for affairs and performances. The upper floors are private and I believe house offices...

  • Amazing old, medieval building in the core of Old Town of Tallinn

    As I mentioned before, this street of Pikk was a truly revelation for us, in the sense of the beauty of the buildings situated there. Just starting almost from Raekoda Plats and going upward, there...

  • There are good blackheads, who knew

    After a quick explanation about the history of this house. I was impressed with the history. I especially like the way they used to haul their stock up to the storage areas at the top of the house.


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