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University of Tartu Museum

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Tartu Dome Church

Nice view of the Tartu Cathedral which is one of the biggest churches in Estonia and with it's... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
George A
Nicosia, Cyprus
Great park

University of Tartu Museum is in the middle of nice park. Did not go up the tower, but ruins itself... read more

Reviewed 30 August 2018
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Ideas Rule the World - 400 Years of University History The University of Tartu Museum gives an overview of the history of science and university education from the 17th century to the present day - come and experience the rich legacy of the...more
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Lossi 25, Tartu 51003, Estonia
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice view of the Tartu Cathedral which is one of the biggest churches in Estonia and with it's impressive towers - don't forget to visit the museum.

Thank George A
Reviewed 30 August 2018

University of Tartu Museum is in the middle of nice park. Did not go up the tower, but ruins itself looks great. Park is open 24/7.

Thank Karhuvaari
Reviewed 28 July 2018

This museum is great for anyone interested in the history of Tartu University or the history of science. There was one floor focused on natural science, one room for kids to experiment, one section on the history of Tartu and the impact of the Reformation,...More

Thank Pikkuaalto
Reviewed 26 April 2018

If you visit Tartu, it's a must to visit the University Museum at Toomemägi! The building is impressive, it use to be biggest church in the Baltics!

Thank jaakkoppel66
Reviewed 26 April 2018

Set in some pretty parkland close to the Old City, on a hill, this ruined Church and museum are very picturesque. Nice to wander around and perfectas part of a bike ride see guide tour.

Thank timisaacson
Reviewed 4 November 2017

Museum of University of Tartu is located inside the ruins of mediaeval cathedral. Altar place of this magnificent building is transformed in 19th century in Museum in neo-gothic style. Entrance fee is 4 euros and on different floors you could find very different exhibitions. There...More

1  Thank DejanNS72
Reviewed 27 August 2017

The museum contains a fascinating collection of exhibits, which are displayed on different levels. Don't forget to visit the ruins of the cathedral. It is an interesting climb up the wooden steps!

Thank ZY1907
Reviewed 9 August 2017

The ruins of the old cathedral on top of Toome hill are worth a look themselves, but the University museum adds some more value. While only a very small part of their collection is on display, each exhibitted piece tells a story or tries to...More

1  Thank Kala P
Reviewed 26 May 2017

Learning about a lot of interesting new facts and people, related to Tartu, who made important discoveries

Thank ilabuf
Reviewed 26 May 2017

Having climbed the hill and admired the ruins of the old cathedral we were disappointed with the limited amount of material on display at the museum. Some thought and expense has gone into the way it is all displayed.

Thank BobandJosie
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