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Estonian War Museum - General Laidoner Museum

Housed in Viimsi Manor near Tallinn, the former summer residence of General Johan Laidoner who was the Commander in Chief of the Estonian Armed Forces in the Estonian War of Independence, the Estonian War Museum is a great place to start if you would like to learn more about the history of this country. Step into general Laidoner's office, climb into Forest Brothers' winter bunker, take a look at various arms and historical uniforms of the Estonian army. There is also a huge display of artillery guns and military vehicles located 300 m from the main building, Vehema tee 1a that is unique in the whole Baltics.The main building is open all year around, We-Su, 11-18, heavy artillery hall is open from May through September, Fri-Sun, 11-18 or by booking. Rooms can be booked for events, photoshoots etc.

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  • Family vacation

    tripadvisor rating 5 of 5
    July 25, 2020 By iidaelina

    Very nice and historic place. Place keeper was friendly and well-knowing. Cafe was small and biriliant.

  • An excellent museum with helpful staff

    tripadvisor rating 5 of 5
    October 16, 2019 By Y6242FBchristineh

    We read about this museum in Tallinn in Your Pocket: the description sounded very interesting, so we took the bus trip to Viimsi. The exhibition is extensive, well-displayed with detailed texts in... Read more comments

  • Interesting history of Estonia

    tripadvisor rating 4 of 5
    July 29, 2019 By Yaniliini

    Museum covers quite well the history of Estonian wars. Of course, it is mostly concentrating to the First and Second World Wars. You can see the most used guns during the wars, videos how the wars... Read more comments