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.
Tue–Sun 11.00–18.00 (last admission 17.30)
Closed on Mondays and public holidays.
There are following changes in opening hours:
the museum is open on February 9 from 11.00 to 20.00,
the museum is open on February 23 from 11.00 to 21.00,
the museum is open on Independence Day, February 24 from 11.00 to 18.00.
Adult ticket: 6 €
Concession: 4 € (students, seniors, ISIC and ITIC card holders)
Family ticket: 13 €
Audioguide: 2 € (ENG, GER, FIN, RUS, FR)
Guided tour: 35 € (ENG, FIN, FR)
It is necessary to book in advance for guided tours!
- Children aged 8 and under
- 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
Opening of the Exhibition and pop-up museum “I’m so angry!ˮ on February 23 at 20.00 read more...
"How Did Narva Remain with Estonia" open until March 5 read more...
Exhibition “Hungarians in Soviet Campsˮ open until March 12 read more...
"Woman who founded the Museum – Olga Kistler-Ritso" read more...