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Estonian Museum Association

Muuseumi tee 2, Tartu, tel 735 0412


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 Vene 17, 10123 Tallinn
 615 5193
 1.03–31.10 Wed–Mon 10.30–18; 1.11–28.02 Wed–Mon 10.30–17

Tallinn City Museum is located in a medieval merchant’s dwelling in the heart of Old Town. History of the building dates back to the 14th century, when owned by famous citizen – aldermen and tradesmen. Mantel chimney, salt cellar with a well and a fireplace, a portal dating back to the 16th century and window framing have preserved. The museum has been located in the building since 1965.
In 2001 a new permanent exposition: The Town That Never Gets Ready was opened. The modernly designed attractive exhibition reflects the history of Tallinn from the very beginning until the Singing Revolution.

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