Town Jail Photography Museum

Raekoja tänav-6, Kesklinna linnaosa, Tallinn

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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.

Times and prices

Wednesday–saturday: 11:00 - 18:00
Sunday 11:00 - 16:00
Monday–tuesday: closed

01.10–30.04

Wednesday, friday–saturday: 11:00 - 18:00
Thursday 12:00 - 20:00
Sunday 11:00 - 16:00
Monday–tuesday: closed

  • Adult:

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    5 €
  • Child:

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    3 €
  • 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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  • Adult:

    from

    5 €
  • Child:

    from

    3 €
  • Family ticket:

    from

    10 €
  • Pensioner:

    from

    3 €
  • University student:

    from

    3 €
  • School student:

    from

    3 €
  • SHOW ALL PRICES
  • Exact price to be clarified by service provider.

Features and amenities
  • WIFI

Getting there

We are located on the narrow street behind the town hall.

Access
  • Signposted
  • Sealed access road
  • On foot only
Stops nearby
Bus: Vabaduse väljak, Viru, Balti jaam
Train: Balti jaam
Tram: Vabaduse väljak, Viru, Balti jaam
Trolleybus: Vabaduse väljak, Viru, Balti jaam
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cbar2n

cbar2n

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.

MadanGopalM

MadanGopalM

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...

GeysirGal

GeysirGal

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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