Peter the Great House Museum

Peter’s house or the “old palace” is a building with a long and interesting history and it originates from the time before the present Kadriorg Palace was named the "new palace".
Peter the Great and his wife Catherine stayed here on their visits to Tallinn. The museum’s exposition is comprised of a drawing room, dining room and bedroom, and the recently converted attic and excavated cellar. The house is furnished with items that belonged to the Tsar and other objects from the period.

The House Museum organizes tours and educational programmes for pupils and lectures for adults. The museum premises are available for exhibitions and events for smaller groups.

Peter’s house or the “old palace” is a building with a long and interesting history and it originates from the time before the present Kadriorg Palace was named the "new palace".
Peter the Great and his wife Catherine stayed here on their visits

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  • Small but interesting

    Visited here on trip to Kadriorg Park and though it is not a big place, glad we went. Thinking of Peter and Catherine living here in this humble house when they could have been in a grand palace...

  • very little to see

    Peters museum is basically the house where he settled when he conquered Tallinn.their pre tour video is very informative. so dont miss it. inside the house theres hardly much to see. must see the...

  • Small museum but worth a quick visit

    Located in Kadriorg Park between Kadriorg Palace and KUMU, you should stop here and take a look inside. It is small indeed (a kitchen downstairs, one small room upstairs and a couple of rooms on the...


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