Tallinn TV Tower is the highest building in Estonia, reaching up to 314 metres. The tower originally built for public broadcasting offers in addition to the unique and breathtaking view a myriad of exciting experiences. We will hereby list some of the reasons why visit Tallinn TV Tower.
1. The focal point of revolutionary events – learn about the tower's role in history!
The TV tower was finished by the time of the 1980 Moscow Olympic Games to broadcast the Sailing Competition that took place in Tallinn to the rest of the world. Later, Tallinn TV Tower became one of the most important symbols of Estonian re-independence because this was the place where a number of events took place that were connected with the decision of the Estonian Supreme Soviet on 20 August 1991 to declare Estonia independent from the Soviet Union. The history exhibition gives an excellent overview of the role the TV tower had in the past and the tasks it performs today.
2. Estonia's best of the best!
Estonia is a small country, but only by its area. Our top achievements are not to be modest about! The greatness of the spirit and achievements of the nation is a theme that is presented in the manner of the 21st century Estonia, as an interactive exhibition. The futuristic permanent exhibition gives a gripping overview of the achievement with which Estonians have reached the top of the world. The achievements come from different eras and almost all fields. Learn about the acts or inventions that have brought attention to Estonia throughout the world.
3. The most well-known stained-glass in Estonia and a 3D cinema
Dolores Hoffmann's colourful stained glass window "Television – a window to the world" (1979–1981) portraying the development stages of television and its influence as a modern form of media has found a new home in the cinema hall. A fun experience for the whole family is the thematic movie in the cinema hall on the 2nd floor of the tower. It is the first Estonian 3D movie and its author is the Oscar nominated Estonian talent, Tanel Toom.