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.
The Exhibition gives an overview of the destiny of Estonians and
the ethnic minorities residing in Estonia since the establishment of the Republic of Estonia on February 24, 1918. Read more...
The Exhibition gives a brief overview of the Baltic Way through 16 pictures taken during the event. Read more...
Tue–Sun 10.00–18.00 (last admission 17.30)
Closed on Mondays and public holidays.
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!
Disabled persons with an accompanist. Read more: Information for visitors with disabilities
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.
The Museum of Occupations is located at 8 Toompea St, at the corner of Toompea St and Kaarli Blvd.
See the map.