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EMYA 2022 in Tartu!

Registration is open until 24 April.

European Museum of the Year Award (EMYA) event which will take place at Estonian Nationa Museum from Wednesday 4th to Saturday 7th May 2022.


The Estonian National Museum doors are open from Wednesday to Sunday from 10am to 6pm. Welcome!

The winners of EMYA2022 are announced!

The European Museum Forum is happy to announce the winners of the European Museum of the Year Awards for 2022. The winners in different categories under the EMYA scheme were presented on the last day of the EMYA2022 Annual Conference and Award Ceremony that was held on 4-7 May 2022 in Tartu, Estonia.

News Monday, 16. may

New exhibition. Universe of the Farmyard: Creators of Southern Estonia


In recent decades, an “awakening” regarding southern Estonia has taken place featuring the bold distinction of its identity, which is based on such deeply rooted cultural phenomena as the local dialect, customs and a lifestyle that remains close to nature.  Research on southern Estonian culture has vigorously intensified, focusing on three large areas: language, folklore and literature.

News Wednesday, 27. apr

Live online broadcast from EMYA gala on May 7th 2022

European Museum of the Year Award (EMYA) 2022 Annual Conference and Awards Ceremony will take place at the Estonian National Museum in Tartu from 4-7 May 2022.
Estonian National Museum is offering free and live online broadcast (  to follow the success of the 60 nominated European museums in the award ceremony May 7. Live broadcast link will be activated 30 minutes before the beginning of the ceremony – 19 o’clock May 7.

News Friday, 28. jan

The Young Researchers of Culture Conference “Young Voices”

Young Voices: The Young Researchers of Culture Conference on April 19-20 

This year the “Young Voices”, the conference of young researchers in the field of humanities, takes place on April 19-20 in the Estonian National Museum (Muuseumi tee 2, Tartu). The first day of the conference is dedicated to topics presented by international students. The second day features presentations in Estonian.

Museum is open

TUE–Sun 10:00–18:00

WEd–SUN 10:00–18:00
TUE–SUN 10:00–18:00

open 24/7

Access to the museum from the A-entrance

Due to national holidays of 2022 the museum is closed on the following dates:



Full ticket14 €

Reduced 10 €

Family ticket28 €