The Estonian National Museum in Tartu, with its 6000 square metres of exhibition space, is without much competition the biggest in Estonia.  

Regarded as a norm, perennially worn

What is the point of folk costumes? Are they just the silent witnesses of a nation’s past? Or a part of life of every nation’s language and culture? A century ago, the Estonian National Museum managed to bring together the endless wealth of colours, patterns, customs and fashions of peasant attire.

News Wednesday, 21. Jun

Estonian Kroon - 25 years

2017 represents the year when Estonian Kroon would have become 25 years old. The Kroon banknote does not rustle in our wallets anymore, it is replaced by the Euro.

News Wednesday, 31. May

Celebrating Estonian Flag Day

On June 4, 2017 the Estonian national flag turns 133 years old. To make the day special, Estonian National Museum has planned many different activities indoors and outdoors throughout the day.

News Tuesday, 10. Jan

E-ink displays educate visitors

The Estonian National Museum is using a clever mix of electronic ink displays and RFID to allow visitors to learn about Estonian culture in their preferred language.

Museum is open


Tue - Sun: 10am to 7pm

Wed: 10am to 9pm


Tue - Sun: 12am to 7pm

Wed: 12am to 9pm

Gift shop

Tue - Sun: 10am to 7pm

Wed: 10am to 9pm

Ticket prices

Single ticket14 €

Reduced ticket10 €

Family ticket 28 €

NB! Tickets for the same day are sold until one hour before closing

More info here