This jumble of 14th- and 15th-century architecture with its medieval walls, needling spires and twisting, cobblestone streets is also the site of many of the city's important historic attractions and museums including the House of the Brotherhood of the Blackheads, St. Catherine's Guild and the 15th-century Guildhall that now houses the History Museum
Originally built in 1250 and considered the tallest building in Europe during the Middle Ages, this city landmark is now used by both Baptist and Methodist congregations. Rocca al Mare
This open air history museum displays wood buildings that were typical in rural Estonia from the 18th and 19th centuries, featuring examples of farm architecture, village taverns, windmills, smithies and watermills.
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KUMU Art Museum :This branch of the Art Museum of Estonia recently opened in 2006. This is one of the most popular tourist destinations because it contains both ancient art as well as contemporary pieces. In addition to art, there is a really nice cafe on the first floor of the museum and in the summer you can sit on the terrace and enjoy a coffee and a view of the park.
Town Prison - Museum of Photography : This museum is all about photography, and it just so happens to be located within an old 15th-century building which used to hold all of the town’s criminals. Anyone interested in cameras and photography should not miss this exhibit.
Tallinn City Museum : The Tallinn City Museum is probably the best historical museum in the city because the displays of artifacts and life-like models are very good. The museum also contains an exhibit on what life was like in Estonia during the 20th century – including the country’s wars and how it became an independent nation.
Doll Museum : If any children are on vacation in Tallinn , they will thoroughly enjoy the doll museum. All sorts of dolls – ranging from antique to modern – are housed in this museum. It’s a real treat for kids to see and it’s a fun collection for adults to enjoy too.
The old town can be discovered on foot, others by trams, buses or trolleybuses.Tickets can be bought at kiosk, or at the vehicle from the driver.(you can save 5kroon if you buy at the kiosk)
But you can buy ten tickets at 70kroon, saving 30.
Taxis are quite cheap.
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