South Estonia

Karilatsi Open Air Museum

Karilatsi Open Air Museum is a unique open air museum in Southern Estonia which provides an overview of the life of Vana-Võromaa County about 100 years ago.
On the 5-hectare territory of the museum, you can experience moments from the school life and farm work of that time and get to know everyday simple tools. Workshops and lessons on traditions and customs: smoke sauna customs, Võromaa wedding customs, celebrations, folk calendar year, and many other experience programmes (e.g. court session in Võru language, old school lesson). You can see a school, a court, and an almshouse with their smaller buildings, a granary, a barn-dwelling, a cottar farm, and a Dutch windmill. Agricultural machinery and vehicles are also on display.

Ticket sales to the museum end one hour before closing.


South Estonia

Opening times

1. may - 30. sept

Mon-Sun 10:00 - 18:00

1. oct - 30. april

Tue-Fri 10:00 - 16:00


Talurahvamuuseumi, Karilatsi küla, Kanepi vald, Põlva maakond