Town Jail Photography Museum

The Photography Museum introduces the history of Estonian photography. There are exhibits of rare daguerreotypes, ambrotypes, and ferro-types, as well as a collection of cameras. Alternating photo exhibitions take place in the gallery and project room. The museum is located in a 14th-century town jail and a prison chief's residence built 100 years later.

The Photography Museum introduces the history of Estonian photography. There are exhibits of rare daguerreotypes, ambrotypes, and ferro-types, as well as a collection of cameras. Alternating photo exhibitions take place in the gallery and project roo

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  • Small museum

    This is quite a small museum, with some steep steps. The lady behind the desk did not speak English so couldn't answer our questions. Some interesting exhibits - photographs and photography equipment.

  • A rare and hidden gem.

    As an amateur photographer I was keen to explore this hidden gem just behind town hall. Located in former town gaol, this 14th century building houses a permanent exhibition of rare photographs, old...

  • Brilliant little museum

    Situated in a little side street, in what was once the Old Town Prison, this is a must see for anyone who is even remotely interested in photography. They have an amazing view of old cameras for you...


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