Seaplane Harbour – The Vikings before the Vikings. Exhibition of the Ship Burials in Salme
15 years ago, a burial site of two Viking ships was discovered in Salme Village in Saaremaa. It quickly became clear that this discovery would make us take a fresh look at the Viking Age.
Salme is the world’s oldest known burial site of the Viking warriors. Until its discovery, it was unclear how seafaring warriors were buried. The exhibition features 150 original items that were given as grave offerings to Viking warriors in hopes that their lives would continue in Valhalla.
The exhibition is open from 16 February 2023 until 7 January 2024.
Tallinn Russian Museum – My Tallinn. Aleksandr Wladovsky
The exhibition presents works designed by architect and artist Aleksandr Wladowsky in Tallinn, both the objects we can still see in the cityscape as well as the projects which remained on paper. Wladowsky arrived in Estonia at the beginning of the 20th century, at first residing in Narva and later moving to Tallinn. Over several decades, many buildings were constructed according to his designs in various locations in Tallinn, from Nõmme and Kopli to Kadriorg.
The exhibition is open from 5 April 2023 to 10 March 2024.
Kalamaja Museum – Kalamaja wallpapers and what we can find underneath
In the fascinating exhibition exploring the way of life of Estonians, we can learn about the layers of wallpapers in the houses of early 20th century Kalamaja and Põhja-Tallinn as well as the items between the layers, which owners have discovered during renovation works and brought to the museum.
The exhibition is open from 12 April 2023 to May 2024.
The Balti Jaam Market (Kalamaja Museum) – The Taste of Kalamaja
The exhibition by Kalamaja Museum presents a collection of recipes from former and current residents of Kalamaja at the Balti Jaam Market. Many of the recipes are connected to childhood memories and grandmothers cooking in the kitchen, but some brand new Kalamaja recipes are introduced as well.
The exhibition will be open from 1 February 2023
Tallinn City Life Museum Everyday companions. Handbags from 1900–1950
This exciting exhibition
showcases a collection of handbags and looks at their everyday use in Estonia during the first half of the 20th century. The collection includes a wide array of handbags that reflect the changing role of women in society and illustrate different fashion trends. The handbags on display have been used and made in Estonia and have been gathered from a number of Tallinn and Estonian museums.
The exhibition will be open from 4 November 2022 to 5 November 2023
Estonian History Museum – Why is Estonia not a kingdom?
looks at Estonian history and societal identity between the 11th and 14th centuries. Even though during this period, several regions near Estonia saw the emergence of kingdoms, this was not the case for Estonia. The exhibition analyses various historic data and tries to find an answer to the question: why is Estonia not a kingdom?
The exhibition is open from 2 June 2023 until 1 September 2024.
Kiek in de Kök Fortification Museum Gate Tower – Endless Coffee Drinking
The nostalgic exhibition
is like a time travel trip through the legendary cafes of Tallinn Old Town. Some of them have been lost to time, but many are still active. Many of the cafes showcased in the exhibition have been important meeting places for artists and have played their part in the country’s political history.
The exhibition will run from 3 June 2023.