Tallinn City Museum Linnamuuseum, Tallinn

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Housed in one of the medieval merchant residences that define the region, Tallinn City Museum Linnamuuseum presents the history of the town through the ages. Exhibits track Tallinn's history from prehistoric times through Estonian independence from the Soviet Union in 1991. Explore the city's tumultuous past in exhibits dedicated to different locations, including the harbor, the castle hill, and the medieval center. The collection of more than 170,000 artifacts includes Stone Age weapons, Renaissance-era documents, and photos of the Singing Revolution. Check the website for information on the frequent temporary exhibits. For Tallinn City Museum Linnamuuseum and beyond, use our Tallinn online sightseeing planner to get the most from your Tallinn vacation.
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  • Very good museum about the history of Tallinn. Well organized on three floors, with staff, which recommends and gives ideas, after that museum you can have a good understanding about the history of...  more »
  • Interesting museum. The medieval part especially. Unfortunately I didn't time my visit well as it seemed to be excursion day and the kids blocked whole sections. I had to wait for them to move on.....  more »
  • There are some very interesting relics and materials. I would plan on spending 2 hours here to read and see all of the info. It's not a very big exhibit but there are many things inside. 100 years worth of history is waiting...
  • Thorough, interesting, well-done museum. Signage includes English. Very worthwhile place to visit.
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