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Estonian Museum of Natural History

#89 of 296 things to do in Tallinn Features Animals
Lai 29A, Tallinn 10133, Estonia
+372 641 1739
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Don't miss out on the Virtual Reality tour of the sea

Good museum, but the Virtual Reality tour of how the sea of Estonia has changed over time was... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Felix S
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Herning, Denmark
a nice children attraction

One can find a couple of museums in this street of Lai. this museum covers wild and forest life of... read more

Reviewed 25 May 2017
guptaratika
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New Delhi, India
via mobile
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Estonia boasts an unusual amount of space per capita. Over a half of our country is covered with pristine nature: trees swaying overhead, bogs fading into the mist, erratic boulders sticking out of the sea along the coastline. Such wealth of intact nature is rarely found elsewhere in Europe. The more life concentrates in cities, the more humans become estranged from the woods and seas. Yet humans, too, are part of nature, of the animal kingdom: we ourselves do not remember but the genes know. A return to nature is as if a journey to one's self. We invite you on this journey, telling stories of the wilderness of Estonia and helping you decode its secret talks.
  • Excellent34%
  • Very good29%
  • Average29%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible0%
15 Mar 2017
“Good introduction to Eestonian nature”
31 Jan 2017
“Museum in Tallinn”
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Lai 29A, Tallinn 10133, Estonia
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+372 641 1739
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Good museum, but the Virtual Reality tour of how the sea of Estonia has changed over time was absolutely the best. If you don't understand russian or estonian some of the value of the museum will be lost to you. It cheap though and still...More

Thank Felix S
Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

One can find a couple of museums in this street of Lai. this museum covers wild and forest life of Estonia from the past. its informative about marine and aquatic life. the exhibitions are great. animal lovwrs will definitely enjoy this. but one disadvantage is...More

Thank guptaratika
Reviewed 22 March 2017 via mobile

I visited with my teenage sister and my mother and all 3 of us were really impressed. The museum was easy to find with map, tickets weren't expensive and the exhibitions were well made, I mean the best what I have saw by this far....More

Thank Siiri P
Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

The museum is located in the heart of the old town of Tallinn and might be visited also with small children. But, museum has three floors in a midieval house so please prepared for a quite sharp steps. This museum gives overall overview of the...More

Thank Karina T
Reviewed 28 February 2017

Very interesting little museum in Tallinn Old Town. Cute animal exebitions, very informative. Lots of clear information for kids. You can bring your dog with you, outside the museum is doghouse.

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Reviewed 31 January 2017

An interesting museum in an interesting neighbourhood. This museum offer photo exhibition, other then fossils and animals life.

Thank kiltmaker2
Reviewed 9 January 2017

few halls of expositions with nice decoration, touch screens, gaming - all for interesting pastime and useful information about the country

Thank Iryna V
Reviewed 2 January 2017

A new exhibition "Lichen and Moss" was very interesting and nicely presented. 6-year kids enjoyed it also. Weather forecast from a la million years ago was great (the 1st time I saw it in Helsinki actually)!

Thank Imre-Gustav V
Reviewed 10 August 2016

Lots of interesting things for kids over 3. A big minus for the lack of signs in english. Most of the texts were only in estonian. We had bad luck with the exhibition, since it was about different mosses.

Thank Inkeri A
Reviewed 9 March 2016 via mobile

As lovers of natural history we would always take the opportunity to visit a museum specialising in the topic. But this museum just does not do that. In fact we do rather think the museum is misnamed as it became clear to us that they...More

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