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The Estonian National Museum doors are open from Tuesday to Sunday from 10am to 6pm. Welcome!
News Thursday, 23. feb

New exhibition! Four Feet on the Ground. The Estonian Country Chair

The exhibition Four Feet on the Ground. The Estonian Country Chair invites visitors on a journey through the rich and multifaceted world of Estonian contry chairs. The exhibition features over 100 unique chairs, each telling a colourful story of the period in which they were made and the values deemed important by their makers.

News Wednesday, 15. feb

Project "Stories from Cold War Hotspots"

The European capitals of culture Bodö/Tartu 2024 launched an exciting international cooperation project "Stories from Cold War Hotspots", the Estonian National Museum is taking the lead in collecting people's stories from the days of the Raad airfield, the Aviation Museum is participating in the preservation of Estonian aviation history, the partners are museums from Germany, Denmark and Scotland, since the Cold War theme is again very relevant in Europe. Thanks to Duo Network and the Royal Norwegian Embassy, ​​who is giving the wind to the cooperation.

News Wednesday, 05. oct

New exhibition: The Burning Man – Peeter Mudist

This exhibition is open in the Estonian National Museum gallery from 1 October 2022-15 January 2023.
The ‘Burning Man – Peeter Mudist’ exhibition marks what would have been the unique Estonian artist’s 80th birthday. While his paintings are known to many, his sculptures are less well known, despite being equally impressive. The exhibition showcases almost 60 paintings and 20 sculptures. The works, which depict people of importance to the artist, were primarily sourced from the collections of Estonia’s two biggest art museums and the most extensive private collection of Mudist’s paintings. The accompanying texts were penned by Mudist himself.

News Tuesday, 20. sep

Adult learner's week at the Estonian National Museum

On October 20 at 17.30, as part of the adult learner's week, Estonian National Museum will host professor Olaf Mertelsmann's lecture "A thousand years of Ukrainian history in 90 minutes". The lecture is held in English. From 16.30, you can familiarize yourself with Ukrainian-themed literature presented by Tartu City Library and Library of ERM.

The lecture is free, but registration is required. Register here by entering your name and e-mail address until October 18.

Museum is open

TUE–Sun 10:00–18:00

TUE–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 €