In General

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General information on the Museum

The Museum of Occupations provides a comprehensive overview of Estonian society during three periods of occupation: the first Soviet occupation 1940–1941, the German occupation 1941–1944, and the second Soviet occupation 1944–1991.

Audio-visual displays and photos highlight the events of the era, repression and national resistance, as well as showing how people coped with the day-to-day realities of this difficult period.

 

Temporary exhibitions

Of Borders and Spirit

The exhibition about the XXXVI Finno-Ugric expedition of the Estonian Academy of Arts focuses on the physical aspect of the border. Read more…

 

Dictatorship and Democracy in the Age of Extremes

The Exhibition portrays Europe´s 20th century as a dramatic history of the struggle between freedom and tyranny, democracy and dictatorship. Read more...

 

Photo exhibition “Ukraine 2014”
The exhibition presents a selection of photographs from the forefront in eastern Ukraine taken in the summer 2014. Read more...


Opening hours

Tue–Sun 11.00–18.00 (last admission 17.30)
Closed on Mondays and public holidays.

Click here for Opening hours during holidays

 

Price list

Adult ticket: 5

Concession: 3 €
(students, seniors, ISIC and ITIC card holders)

Family ticket: 8

Audioguide (ENG, GER, FIN, RUS, FR): 4€

Guided tour: 35

It is necessary to book in advance for guided tours!


Free admission

- Preschool children

- Disabled persons with an accompanist. Read more: Information for visitors with disabilities

- ICOM members

- Tallinn Card holders

 

 

 

 

 

- Journalists holding a valid press card

- On May 18th, the International Museum Day

 

 

There is a small museum shop, where one can purchase Memento and Kistler-Ritso Estonian Foundation publications and souvenirs.

The Museum rooms can be rented for seminars, receptions, presentations, etc. Available films can also be viewed on a large screen in the museum cinema hall.


Telephone 668 0250, e-mail: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

The Museum of Occupations is located at 8 Toompea St, at the corner of Toompea St and Kaarli Blvd.
See the map.