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Truly authentic and lively  

Visit us


We are open daily. 
Buildings: 10:00-18:00
Ticket office: 10:00-19:00
Museum park: 10:00-20:00

Ticket information

Visit us


We are open daily. 
Buildings: 10:00-18:00
Ticket office: 10:00-19:00
Museum park: 10:00-20:00

Ticket information
  • Horse and cart rides

    Horse and cart rides are available daily at 11:00 - 15:45. Stop is opposite the Kolu Inn. See more here.

    If the weather is too hot, then the carriage ride is cancelled. Additional information is available from Kolu inn or from the cashier at the entrance of the museum (+372 654 9101).

     
  • Mobile App NUMU

    Free mobile app contains an audio guide for the whole exhibition and an adventurous orienteering game introducing our farms and Estonian history through playful characters. See more here. 
  • Visit our newest building

    In the apartment house of dairy barn workers built in the 1960s, you can step into the homes of rural dwellers in the 1960s, 1970s, 1990s and 2010s. Come and discover Estonian recent history. More information here.
  • Venue hire

    Estonian Open Air Museum is a unique village in the capital of Estonia that invites you for a pleasant walk but also offers the possibility to organise all kinds of events. The atmosphere of traditional farm-architecture is perfect for memorable family events, parties, conferences and workshops. See more here. 

What's on

29.09.22
Events

Michaelmas day

Michaelmas day marked the beginning of winter: the work in the fields was finished and the cattle were driven to the cattle shed. Men went to stock up on the firewood, women started with indoor handicrafts, and kids were brought back from the herd to the school bench.
01.10.22
Events

Onion and fish day and Seto Michaelmas Day

When the autumn field work and grazing are over, it is time to celebrate properly. Onion and fish day will be part of the harvest day of the Setos and Old Believers. 
23.04.22 - 28.09.22
Events

Summer season

Come to the open air museum where you will be able to learn to notice and care about nature, value old customs, do some simple types of farm work as well as share moments of leisure and enjoy life with your loved ones.
28.05.22 - 04.09.22
Events

Dance performances of the Folklore Society Leigarid

Accompanied by live music, a celebration which is different every time is born from the combination of traditional dances, songs, games and instrumental music. 
11.09.22
Events

ESTONIAN BREAD DAY AND AUTUMN FAIR. Bread nourishes the body and books nourish the mind

At Estonian Bread Day we take a look at how bread is made starting from threshing and grinding grain to the way to eat the bread. Other older Estonian dishes are also introduced. Tasty Estonian food and authentic handicraft can be bought from autumn fair.
19.10.22 - 21.10.22
Events

Conference “Recent history and its untold stories in open-air museums”

Estonian Open Air Museum is organizing a conference on 19-21 October 2022 to exchange corresponding experiences with fellow museums in the Association of European Open Air Museums as well as colleagues in Estonia.
Northern Estonia
Islands
Western Estonia
Southern Estonia