The permanent exhibition at Vene 17 covers the history of the town through centuries.
The cellar houses a study collection of our porcelain and faiance collection (have a glimpse here).
Our collections of historic ceramics, copper and brass, and pewter are opened to the public, too.


<b>„Dinner is served!“</b> <br>Exhibition about table setting customs and table ware<br>at Tallinn City Life Museum

„Dinner is served!“
Exhibition about table setting customs and table ware
at Tallinn City Life Museum

The exhibition ‘Dinner is served!’ presents an overview of how Tallinn residents have celebrated their life’s milestones with family and friends over the decades and explores how table-setting customs have changed over ...

<b>Tallinn City Life Museum <br>Permanent exhibition in the <BR>MEDIEVAL MERCHANT`S HOUSE</b><br>

Tallinn City Life Museum
Permanent exhibition in the

The exhibition tells the history of the city from the old y times to the 20th century. The exhibition introduces the port and commercial life, the living conditions of merchants and craftsmen. The ...

<b>Exhibition<BR>INDECENT TALLINN </b><br>about sex life in olden days


about sex life in olden days

The City Life Museum’s exhibition “Indecent Tallinn” talks about the desires of the people of Tallinn and the taboos that accompanied them over time. Urban sexual behaviour and prostitution in Tallinn are ...

<B>Exhibition of<br>AMAZING TABLEWARE</B>

Exhibition of

Exhibition of ceramics, copper, bronze and tin in a medieval house The museum’s open archive introduces Tallinn City Museum’s collections and cellar from the Middle Age. In addition to the collections, the important architectural ...


In 2015 we started co-operating with Google Inc. and since October 2016 everyone has the chance to visit the virtual Tallinn City Museum on Google Arts & Culture platform. The virtual museum includes 3D tours of three of our sites – City Life Museum in the Old Town, Kiek in de Kök, and the house of Peter the Great. It also contains pictures and information about more than 160 items, most of which are not on public display, as well as a number of virtual exhibits.

Views of Tallinn cityscapes from our collections at Google Arts & Culture
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