Saatse Seto Museum

MUUSEUMI, Samarina küla, Setomaa vald, Võru maakond

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Saatse Seto Museum was opened in the former schoolhouse on 25 July 1974. The museum was founded by the legendary principal of Satserinna School, Viktor Veeber. 

The new permanent exhibition of the museum that houses Setomaa's most extensive collection provides information on Saatse as a village surrounding a church, and on the local history and people. 

The Museum focuses on the following topics: Seto man, Seto man's work, Seto woman, making clay pots, the Church of St. Paraskeva the Great Martyr and Päätnitsa Day (the Feast of St Paraskeva). If arranged beforehand, you can also visit the church.

The museum has a spacious yard and a beautiful park with a study trail, located just a few hundred metres from the Russian border.

Times and prices

Wednesday–sunday: 11:00 - 17:00
Monday–tuesday: closed

01.09–31.05

Wednesday–sunday: 11:00 - 17:00
Monday–tuesday: closed

  • Adult:

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    5 €
  • Family ticket:

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    10 €
  • Pensioner:

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    3 €
  • University student:

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    3 €
  • School student:

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    3 €
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    5 €
  • Pensioner:

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    3 €
  • University student:

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    3 €
  • School student:

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    3 €
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Access
  • Signposted
  • Sealed access road
  • By excursion bus
  • By public transport
  • By car
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Bus: Saatse
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travellerew

travellerew

Really warm and friendly staff describing the local custom etc

There has a really friendly and warm welcome. The woman who made the tour described a lot of interesting about locals (about their customs, dressing style, history, traditional food, religion etc...

Mansen_musa

Mansen_musa

Small but informative museum

The museum is located in an old wooden building very near Russian border (in fact you can see the border if you walk along the nature path starting from the museum). The exhibition is housed in the...

zabavaLI

zabavaLI

Быт народа сету

Музей в старинном дома - в бывшей школе . Возможно это самая полная этно коллекция утвари, орудий труда и костюмов народа сету . Собрана она местным учителем . Приятно погулять по территории , где...

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