Puppet Theatre Museum

Nunne tänav 4, Kesklinna linnaosa, Tallinn

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The museum aims to introduce the history and current developments of the art of puppet theatre for adults and children alike.
The beginning of the permanent exhibition of the Puppet theatre museum dates back to the year 1952 when the Estonian National Puppet Theatre (today Estonian Theatre for Young Audiences) was founded. The exhibition tells the story of the 70 years of the theatre on the corner of the Lai street in Tallinn, exhibiting pieces of that theatre's history. For the smaller visitors, the history of the theatre is presented through thematic games on each decade.
The second part of the permanent exhibition introduces different types of dolls, you can play with table dolls, rod dolls, puppets and marionettes.

Times and prices
Open all year round

Tuesday–sunday: 10:00 - 18:00
Monday closed

  • Adult:

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    8 €
  • Child:

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    5 €
  • Family ticket:

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    20 €
  • Pensioner:

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    5 €
  • University student:

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    5 €
  • School student:

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    5 €
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Features and amenities
  • WIFI

Getting there

The entrance to the museum is on Nunne Street (4 Nunne Street).

Access
  • Signposted
  • Sealed access road
  • On foot only
Stops nearby
Bus: Balti Jaam
Train: Tallinn / Balti Jaam
Tram: Balti Jaam
Trolleybus: Balti Jaam
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Reviews
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Andres B

Andres B

Great place to visit with kids

Great place to visit with kid(s) as I did and to be honest, I did enjoy seeing a lot of "good old friends" that became familiar when I was a child. I especially enjoyed the video section in the...

Imre-GustavVellamaa

Imre-GustavVellamaa

Worth to visit for local (not too young) people

A nice small museum in Tallinn old town. Probably more interesting for local people who have some experience in the puppetry theatre to have a kind of "I remember..." effect as well (but sure I can...

JouniE10

JouniE10

Adventure even for adults

This museum and theatre centre is really a hidden gem for many tourists. Good introduction to all kind of aspects of the art of puppetry. Many exhibition rooms where great fun, although some of the...

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