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Tallinn City Private Tour
"See and learn about the history of the baroque style Kadriorg Palace and Park which Peter the Great of Russia presented to his wife. Next we continue our way to Tallinn Song Festival Grounds a very important place for the people of Estonia where the Estonia Song Festival is held every 5 years. The Festival Grounds are a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Following this we will drive along the seaside and enjoy a picturesque view to the Gulf of Finland. We will stop at Pirita Convent (St. the Upper Town and the Lower Town. During our walk we will first discover the Upper Town which was a stronghold of the former Tallinn nobility. We will also see two cathedrals the Russian Orthodox Alexander Nevsky Cathedral and the Lutheran St. Mary’s Cathedral. Lastly we will view Estonian Parliament building inside Toompea Castle and enjoy a panorama of the Tallinn from the viewing platforms.After seeing Upper Town
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Tallinn City Walking Tour
"Meet your guide at your preferred departure point and time and head out into the Latin quarter to discover the history of medieval Tallinn. See the Dominican monastery Pikk Street and quaint homes of merchant and craftsmen guilds.Next you'll see the churches of the Holy Ghost St Nicolas and St. Olaf
From EUR45.00
 
2 Hour Tallinn Old Town Walking Tour
"On this tour you will discover the colourful tales of Tallinn its history and its people as the walking tour takes you through Tallinn's old town covering all the iconic places. On the tour we cover :St. Nicholas Church Town Hall Square Freedom Square Danish King's Garden Parliament Building Alexander Nevsky Cathedral Dome Churc"""Explore Tallinn on a two hour Walking Tour around the old town and get some fascinating insights into Tallinn's rich history and present life. You will be accompanied by our friendly and professional guides. Keeping the dry facts and figures at a comfort they love getting down to the things that really matter. The best part is that they like to have fun while doing so."
From $112.00

Linnamuseum - Tallinn City Museum Tips (10)

City Museum

City Museum
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We enjoyed this little Museum .It is housed in an old building dating back to 1394....the age of these places is amazing , especially considering how much was destroyed during WW 11.
It has depicts some interesting history from 1200 to the 1950s.
It's easy to manoeuvre with lots of English. I almost missed the 3rd floor which has all the Soviet memorabilia ..I really liked the little model of Old Town...it gave a nice lay of the land.

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easterntrekker
Jan 08, 2014

Tallinn City Museum - Tallinna Linnamuuseum

This museum tells the history of Tallinn city and a lot of Estonian history as well. Very very nice museum. We visitied on a Friday last Friday of the month which meant free enterance to all its exehibitions. We started on ground floor which told us about the developement of Tallinn city then proceeded up the stairs. I'd recommend this museum to anyone. Five stars! *****

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yvgr
Apr 18, 2012

Tallinn City Museum

I am not a great fan of "general" museums, Melbourne having a notable exception. Although this is not in Melbourne's league, it does have have enough variety that most people will find something of interest to them. I have always been fascinated by Soviet art - especially posters, and there is a room full of them here on the upper floor. There is a lot of interesting information about early Tallinn and its port and a large scale model of Tallinn c 1825. There is a small charge for this museum.

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Flying.Scotsman
Mar 30, 2011

Tallinn City Museum

The Tallinn City Museum or Linnamuuseum in Estonian shows the history of the town right from its beginnings until the Soviet period. It is a fascinating museum and everything is really well-presented. You learn about the Blackheads (the young unmarried merchants), see the interior of a typical Estonian merchant's house, learn about the tensions between the aristocracy in Toompea and the merchants in the lower town, see pictures of Estonians rebelling against the Soviet Union, read about the legend of why Tallinn is the town that will never be completed (if it is it will be flooded) and a great deal more. This is a great museum and you absolutely shouldn't miss it.

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Jan 08, 2011
 
 
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the city museum

The city museum (Linnamuuseum) is all about Tallinn: it takes you through the city and its development from the 13th century to the 1990s with the aid of interactive exhibits, stage shows, video and slide presentations.

The museum is open from 10.30am-6 pm all week except on Tuesday, entrance is free with the Tallinn card, otherwise it’s 50 EEK for adults and 30 EEK for children (august 2010).

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call_me_rhia
Sep 09, 2010

Linnamuseum; city museum

Considired Tallinn's most interesting museum is the city museum: Linnamuseum. It is situated in an medieval merchant's home at Vene tänav, close to Raekoja Plats. It has 4 levels and is quite interesting, but I definately prefer the maritime museum in Tallinn.
Some parts of the Linnamuseum looked too simple, puppets without faces, it didn't interested me.... at the fourth floor there is a small shop and bar, the prices of drinks are soooo cheap there, as we were used to when we first visited Tallinn some 4 years ago!

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Lunaina
Sep 29, 2008

City museum

In a medieval merchant's multistoreyed home is this very interesting museum loaded with information and items pertaining to the history of Tallinn.

Up on the top floor is an excellent exhibition on the events involved in Estonia's secession from Russia.

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angiebabe
Aug 22, 2008

Tallinn City Museum

The Tallinn City Museum contains information and exhibits about Tallinn from medieval times to the present day. Located in the Old Town -- and free admission with the Tallinn card. This museum helps provide a good historical perspective of the city and the region. It is a fairly small museum, and it is possible to see most of the sights in a couple of hours.

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Mar 15, 2008
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"A medieval marvel"
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"Shades of Grey"
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BillNJ

"Tallinn - A Great Mixture of the Old and the New"
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"Tallinn - medieval spirit city"
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"In the bleak midwinter ..."
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Tallinn City Museum

The Tallinn City Museum (Tallinna Linnamuuseum) traces the development of the city from its earliest origins to Estonia?s independence in 1991.

The exhibits encompass social and political history, trade, influences, occupations, revolution and independence. Interesting aspects include how Toompea and the Old Lower Town were administered separately and the tensions between the two areas. Also the latter part of the exhibition dedicated to life under Soviet rule is rather thought provoking as propaganda and real life are displayed side by side. The building in which the museum dwells, an old merchants house, is also interesting as there are a number of exhibits exploring domestic life in such a house.

The exhibits are well set out with most labelled in Estonian and English and as a whole this interesting museum gives you an insight into and appreciation of the fascinating history of Tallinn.
Open: Wed-Mon 10.30am (11.00 Nov-Feb) to 5.30pm

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mightywease
Apr 06, 2006

Linnamuuseum (City Museum)

The City Museum is a great Tallinn museum that traces the city's roots from its founding in the 1200s up through the present day. The museum will give you a good overview of the city and its rich heritage. Definately worth the trip if you have some free time to spare.

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Jul 06, 2004

Things to Do Near Tallinn

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Aleksander Nevski Cathedral - Tallinn

The Alexander Nevski Cathedral one of Tallinn's dominating landmarks. This Russian Orthodox cathedral with its impressive onion domes was built in the late 19th century. Access inside was restricted...
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Museum of Occupation

By know its getting even colder so we decide to take one last trip through the town square ....another chance to shop for me. I don't see much I want except one of the little cutting boards with an...
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Town Hall - Raekoda

The Town Hall is located on the square of the same name. It is the only Gothic town hall in Northern Europe. The first mention we have of this town hall dating from 1322 The present building was built...
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Great Guild Hall

The great Guild Hall does not resemble that big from outside, but it was once the second-largest building built for non-religious purposes in Tallinn. Built between 1407 and 1417, it was used as the...
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Estonian History Museum - Great Guild Hall

LOWER TOWN - ALL-LINN Located in the center of Tallinn on Pikk 17, is the Gothic GREAT GUILD HALL - ESTONIAN HISTORY MUSEUM. Erected 1407 - 1410, the Great Guild Hall - Suurgild - was a guild for...
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Estonian Parliament - Riigikogu - Tallinn

the estonian parliament building is located on toompea hill across the street from aleksander nevsky cathedral. built in 1921 this interesting baroque building is home to estonia's government. not...
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