Kihnu Museum

Külaotsa, Linaküla, Kihnu vald, Pärnu maakond

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You must go to the exciting Kihnu Museum when you visit the island. It like an anchor in preserving and introducing the cultural space of Kihnu, which has been entered in the UNESCO heritage list.
The museum was founded in the former schoolhouse of Sääreküla Village in 1974 and thoroughly renovated in 2009. You will find everything that concerns the everyday lives of people in the museum – tools, clothes, handicrafts, furniture. You will also find exhibitions that introduce famous Kihnu men, such as historian Theodor Saar, Captain Enn Uuetoa and silversmith Peeter Rooslaid, and the works of Kihnu nativists.

Times and prices

Is open every day: 10:00 - 17:00

Tuesday–saturday: 10:00 - 14:00
Monday, sunday closed

01.10–30.04

Tuesday–friday: 10:00 - 14:00
Monday, saturday–sunday: closed

  • Adult:

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    3 €
  • Family ticket:

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    5 €
  • Pensioner:

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    1.5 €
  • University student:

    from

    1.5 €
  • School student:

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    1.5 €
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  • Adult:

    from

    3 €
  • Family ticket:

    from

    5 €
  • Pensioner:

    from

    1.5 €
  • University student:

    from

    1.5 €
  • School student:

    from

    1.5 €
  • SHOW ALL PRICES
  • Exact price to be clarified by service provider.

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  • Adult:

    from

    3 €
  • Family ticket:

    from

    5 €
  • Pensioner:

    from

    1.5 €
  • University student:

    from

    1.5 €
  • School student:

    from

    1.5 €
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  • Exact price to be clarified by service provider.

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Features and amenities
  • WIFI

  • Wheelchair access

Getting there

You can reach Kihnu Island by ferry from Pärnu or Munalaid from May to December (when the sea is not frozen) and by plane from Pärnu in winter (www.parnu-airport.ee). Munalaiu Port is located approximately 40 km from Pärnu on the Pärnu-Audru-Tõstamaa Road after turning left at Pootsi.

Access
  • Signposted
  • Sealed access road
  • By excursion bus
  • By car
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Reviews
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating
Sbm2161

Sbm2161

Wonderful

An excellent and fascinating small local museum. Beautiful textiles, and a very nice shop. Coffee and ice cream on sale.

Hundid

Hundid

Worth a vist

Friendly staff, lot of suvenirs. Great way to get to kwo history of kihnu. Must visit while in Kihnu

Lynne S

Lynne S

Well worth the fee.

Eight rooms with different aspects of the last 100 years on the island. Sadly, many of these are being lost. Saw costumes, wedding rituals, tools, crafts. Much to see on videos. English...

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