South Estonia

Museum of Tuglas in Ahja rural municipality

The Museum of Tuglas is the childhood home of Friedebert Tuglas, born on 2 March 1886. Tuglas became a well-known writer for his novel Väike Illimar (Little Illimar) written in 1932. The story of the little Illimar is at the same time the story of a manor in Estonia. Places related to Friedebert Tuglas and the Little Illimar are displayed on a large map, which is also exhibited in the museum. Spatial exposition provides background information for the guests who visit the places related to the novel and learn about the everyday life of the manor house.

South Estonia

Opening times

1. sept - 31. may

Mon-Tue 09:00 - 17:00

Thu 10:00 - 18:00

Fri 09:00 - 15:00

31. may - 1. sept

Advanced booking only


Tartu mnt 21, Ahja alevik, Põlva vald, Põlva maakond