The Estonian Open Air Museum reconstructs rural Estonia of the 18th century and helps you to discover Estonian traditions.
The Estonian Open Air Museum is a life-sized reconstruction of an 18th century village that occupies 72 hectares of land and contains more than 70 separate buildings and is located 8km to the west of Tallinn city center at Rocca al Mare summer manor. The exposition includes a chapel, a school, a fire station and the Kolu Inn.
The museum proposes different routes and events.
Daily (except June 24, December 24, 25 & 31)
In Summer Season April 23 – September 28
Museum park, Kolu Inn and handicraft store at 10:00 – 20:00
Farms, Kuie School and Lau Shop at 10:00 – 18:00
In Winter Season September 29 – April 22
Entire museum at 10:00 – 17:00
Drive from city center along Paldiski road. Turn right (look for the sign Eesti Vabaõhumuuseum) before you reach Rocca al Mare shopping mall. Drive along Vabaõhumuuseumi street to the gates of the museum.
Free parking for museum visitors.
Busses 21 and 21B from Balti jaam railway station, 21A from Väike-Õismäe. Rocca al Mare bus stop is next to the museum's gate.
NB! To get back to the city center:
walk ca 10 minutes along Lõuka street toward Rannamõisa road. Take bus 4, 21 or 21B from Sõba stop.
walk ca 15 minutes along sea-side Vabaõhumuuseumi street towards Paldiski road. Take bus nr 21, 21B or 22 or trolleybus 6 or 7 at Zoo stop.
Trolleybusses 6 and 7 from city center to the Zoo stop. Take a walk along the seaside road for around 15 minutes.
By City Tour Bus
From Viru square directly to the gate of the museum.
Vabaõhumuuseumi tee 12, 13521 Tallinn