Town Jail Photography Museum

One of the branches of Tallinn City Museum, the Museum of Photography, introduces one of the most modern forms of art – photography.
The Museum of Photography is located behind the Tallinn Town Hall in the Town Jail which dates back to the 14th century. Here, you can examine the 150-year-old history of photography in Tallinn. The exhibition 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 gallery, project room, and the courtyard (in the summer).

One of the branches of Tallinn City Museum, the Museum of Photography, introduces one of the most modern forms of art – photography.
The Museum of Photography is located behind the Tallinn Town Hall in the Town Jail which dates back to the 14th c

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  • 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...

  • Quite interesting

    Quite interesting museum in the old town centre. The museum is set in the old town council prisons. We had the Talljn card so the entrance was free but it's a cheap place to visit, quite interesting...

  • Interesting photography museum

    This photography museum is centrally located in the old city. If you are a fan of old cameras this is a must visit, they have a lovely collection. There are also old photographs of Tallinn. There are...


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