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

News Monday, 27. jun

Exhibitions of ENM. Summer 2022

The Estonian National Museum welcomes visitors from Tuesday until Sunday. The museum is open from 10-18.
In the summer of 2022, the following exhibitions are open in the Estonian National Museum:

News Friday, 03. jun

Conference: Encounters with the Urban Night

Marking the weekend before the shortest night of the year, and in recognition of the resurgent post-pandemic urban night, the Estonian National Museum and the Visual Research Network together invite the public to encounter a multidisciplinary study of the nocturnal. The 3rd VRN Conference showcases ethnographies of shadow and alterity, sounds and images of the night, and experiments with methodologies both filmic and anthropological. 

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 Saturday, 07. may

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 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.

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 €