Lydia Koidula Memorial Museum

Lydia Koidula (1843–1886) was a famous poetess and publicist during the national awakening of Estonia who spent her youth in Pärnu. The memorial museum works in the house that was her home from 1850 to 1863. It is known as Pärnu Ülejõe Schoolhouse where her father JV Jannsen, who is also the father of journalism in the Estonian language, worked at the time as the schoolmaster.
Your can learn about their lives and activities in the context of national awakening in Estonia, take a look at a typical school and home from the middle of the 19th century and find out about the start of Estonian journalism (Perno Postimees from 1857).

Lydia Koidula (1843–1886) was a famous poetess and publicist during the national awakening of Estonia who spent her youth in Pärnu. The memorial museum works in the house that was her home from 1850 to 1863. It is known as Pärnu Ülejõe Schoolhouse wh

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  • Interesting little museum

    This little museum is dedicated to the life and works of estonian national poet and newspaperwoman Lydia Koitula. It provides a good idea of her life and career in late 19th century. There are...

  • Takes you truly back in time

    When in Pärnu, then I truly suggest to find this perfectly sized museum. Not too small and definitely not too big, just perfect to take you on a short time travel journey:)

  • Уютный маленький музей

    Музей находится в здании школы, где преподавал отец Лидии. Расположен он в отдалении от центра, на другой стороне реки. Каждая комната - определенный этап жизни поэтессы. Самая последняя - комната в...


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