Kolkja Museum of Old Believers

Kolkja Museum of Old Believers

Ranna tänav 17, Kolkja alevik, Peipsiääre vald, Tartu maakond

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In the museum located in Kolkja village, Tartumaa, you can see the traditional clothes, everyday items, handicrafts, tools, photos, books and many other items associated with the Old Believers.
The Russian Old Believers – starovery – have been following their religious traditions rigorously for more than a 1000 years. There are 11 congregations of Old Believers with approximately 15,000 members in Estonia.  The territory of the Peipsiääre municipality has four active parishes.
The traditional area of the Old Believers is the Lake Peipus area. Mustvee, Kallaste, Kolkja, Kasepää, Varnja, Piirissaar, Berezje are the main towns where Old Believers live.

Guided tours for groups (from 10 persons) - 10 euros.

Times and prices

Wednesday–sunday: 11:00 - 18:00
Monday–tuesday: closed

06.09–30.04

Is open advance bookings only

  • Adult:

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    3 €
  • Child:

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    1 €
  • School student:

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    1 €
  • Group price:

    from

    3 €
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  • Adult:

    from

    3 €
  • Child:

    from

    1 €
  • School student:

    from

    1 €
  • Group price:

    from

    3 €
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  • Exact price to be clarified by service provider.

    REQUEST INFORMATION
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Getting there

We are located in Kolkja village, Ranna road.

Access
  • Signposted
  • Sealed access road
  • By public transport
  • By car
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Reviews
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ReisijaX

ReisijaX

Manager was abnormally vicious and in very bad mood, insults visitors...

Not worth visiting, better to stay away, especially because of their manager Lilli Tarakanov who is interested purely to get the money out from You and will insult visitors, especially childs. There...

Lynne S

Lynne S

Worth the drive

Artifacts from the lives of Old Believers - embroidery, tools, dishes, furniture with a large house heater/stove in the middle.

Kata M

Kata M

Super!

If you want too see and hear what is differents of ordudox and old belivers then you have to visit... amazing history

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