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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
All reviews audio guide private collection historical plaques world history written explanations amazing collection on display old town diamonds knights insignia medal regalia monarchs countries importance fascinated
... 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
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
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
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
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.
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
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