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Tallinn Museum of Orders of Knighthood

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Amazing collection!

Great collection! Audioguide available in estonian, english, russian and finnish. Reasonable price... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
mmmikson
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Tallinn, Estonia
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Very interesting

It was an interesting museum that took about 1-2 hours to go thru. Audio guides that were very... read more

Reviewed 6 January 2019
Verne H
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Tampere, Finland
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If you like history, mythology, jewellery and design, or are a serious scholar of phaleristics - be sure to plan a visit to the Tallinn Museum of Orders of Knighthood. Among our most prized possessions are decorations of the Orders of the Garter...more
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great collection! Audioguide available in estonian, english, russian and finnish. Reasonable price and discounts for students.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank mmmikson
Reviewed 1 week ago

... the fellowship that bears it. But now rather than saying a badge represents the order, why would the badge #becomes the order as if physical existence is the entirety of history? This is a curator’s choice and shows us off as creatures too visual...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A surprising little museum packed with information. You can choose to take an audio guide or not. I did, it took about 1.5 hours and honestly I got a little bored about half way round. But the good thing is you can skip through different...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 6 January 2019 via mobile

It was an interesting museum that took about 1-2 hours to go thru. Audio guides that were very interesting. Great for history enthusiasts.

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank Verne H
Reviewed 4 January 2019 via mobile

It's a good place to dive into medieval orders. I think a lot depends on guide you have, and Katerina make it greate (I think she is kind of owner of this place, because she was so enthusiastic about it) You need at least 1...More

Date of experience: January 2019
3  Thank yatsyk-vova
Reviewed 30 December 2018

Loving all things do do with knighthoods and other service orders I thoroughly enjoyed this museum. The displays are extraordinary and well set out. An audio set is available. Well worth a visit.

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank jeffreywilken
Reviewed 7 December 2018 via mobile

So glad me made the effort to go in to this wonderful museum. The museum houses a private collection of orders and decorations from all over the world. The museum is well laid out and very informative. We were taken aback by the beautiful craftsmanship...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank 293lizf
Reviewed 1 December 2018

Absolutely lovely.... a private collection of some 700 Honour awards from around the world. Funny to see such awards continued by Republics after revolutions to get rid of Monarchs and Emperors. A really special collection indeed. Well worth a visit.

Date of experience: December 2018
2  Thank Turtle5954
Reviewed 21 November 2018

Fantastic little museum right in the heart of Old Town. Full of orders of knighthood from all over the world. If you're a history buff, this one needs to be at the top of your list if you are in Tallinn. Decent audio guide. Can't...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank collierguy65
Reviewed 10 November 2018 via mobile

Very interesting and well laid out display of Orders of Knighthood from around the world. Free audio guide provided which provided lots of detail about the Orders. Only 9 euros to visit which we thought was reasonable. Over 700 Orders to see. All staff very...More

Date of experience: November 2018
2  Thank LondonE3Traveller
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