Attractions & museums

    Estonian Firefighting Museum

    Learn all about the history of firefighting in Estonia by viewing artefacts from as far back as the 17th and 18th centuries.

    The museum’s collection contains over twenty thousand old fire extinguishers, equipment, flags, uniforms, helmets and other pieces from the arrival of the first firefighters’ union up until 1940. Additionally, the collections include photographs, film material, publications and research papers.

    The museum was founded in 1973 and is located in Estonian Rescue Board building, which dates to 1939.

    Advance booking required.

    TripAdvisor® Traveler Reviews

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    based on 7 reviews

    • THIS WAS SUCH A HIDDEN ATTRACTION THAT you would bump into this locked door

      tripadvisor rating 4 of 5
      February 8, 2019 By thejonpage

      ... with a sign solemnly proclaiming that you should have booked your visit with the phone number below. Which would mean that if you were to find yourself clumsy enough to have just showed up (eww... Read more comments

    • Small but interesting

      tripadvisor rating 3 of 5
      October 20, 2016 By Robert C

      The Estonian Firefighting Museum is very small, but sometimes it is a small collection that works best rather than sheer size. This won't appeal to everyone; it is a very specialized area. For... Read more comments

    • Nice, but small

      tripadvisor rating 3 of 5
      February 9, 2015 By JornTv

      The museum has very friendly staff and they even let us look at the modern, operational fire station. But the museum is rather small and very little information is available in English. However, the... Read more comments