Town Jail Photography Museum

One of the branches of Tallinn City Museum, the Photography Museum, introduces one of the most contemporary forms of art – photography.

The Photography Museum is located behind the Tallinn Town Hall in the Town Jail that dates back to the 15th century. Here, you can examine the 150-year-old history of photography in Tallinn. The interesting exhibits include numerous photos of the capital, a collection of old-fashioned cameras and a darkroom from the beginning of the 20th century.

Exhibitions and events take place in the Photography Basement, Photography Attic, and in the summer, in the Photography Yard.

One of the branches of Tallinn City Museum, the Photography Museum, introduces one of the most contemporary forms of art – photography.

The Photography Museum is located behind the Tallinn Town Hall in the Town Jail that dates back to the 15

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  • Nice but small photography museum in an old prison

    The setting here is quite special: an old prison near the Tallinn main square. Despite the massive amounts of tourists I was the only visitor at the time. Not all of the photographs are that...

  • Nice

    Nice place and good atmosphere. Little disappointed because can't photography with flash! Old beautiful cameras and photographys. Just for 2€

  • Good value, immaculate building,

    In my opinion this museum is interesting but doesn't offer a awful lot. There is a display of a few pictures on the ground floor and cabinets upstairs with some cameras in, but they all have numbers...


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