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.
Tallinn City Life Museum
Permanent exhibition in the
MEDIEVAL MERCHANT`S HOUSE
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 ...
From the first handbag to a meaningful companion For centuries, people have used bags for storing and carrying necessary items but only during the past hundred years the handbag has become, especially for ...
about sex life in olden days
The City Museum’s exhibition “Indecent Tallinn” talks about the desires of the people of Tallinn and the taboos that accompanied them over time. Urban sexual behavior and prostitution in Tallinn are observed ...
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 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