Kalev Marzipan Museum Room

The Marzipan Museum Room gives an overview of the history of marzipan and how a medicine, made in chemist's shops during the Middle Ages, became a popular candy later.

There are 200 marzipan figurines, cards and cakes on display, which are made by using molds that are more than a hundred years old. Here, you can watch the art of painting marzipan: an artist works at the museum room who will paint the marzipan figures just as the guests wish.

In the marzipan room, both our younger and older guests will hear interesting stories about marzipan and its history. If you are lucky, you might meet our Researcher Otto Kubo, who has worked at Kalev for 60 years.

The Marzipan Museum Room gives an overview of the history of marzipan and how a medicine, made in chemist's shops during the Middle Ages, became a popular candy later.

There are 200 marzipan figurines, cards and cakes on

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  • Over 200 years of sweet tradition

    The chocolate factory Kalev was established already in 1806, nowadays owned by a Norwegian food conglomerate it still remains very Estonian. My favourite is their practically packaged marzipan sold...

  • Go to their café as well!

    Lovely candy shop with a little marzipan museum in the corner which has some quite impressive marzipan art. Otto Kubo, the inventor, is there to explain it to you if you'd like to speak to...

  • Try the Marzipan Ice Cream!

    We enjoyed our little stop here. A very friendly member of staff welcomed us and told us about the little marzipan gallery downstairs. We had look round and then she gave us tastes of 3 different...


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