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Collections, Research and Building Heritage


The aim of the museum's collections is to ensure the long-term preservation of cultural heritage and the knowledge contained in it. The collection of the Open Air Museum includes more than 77,000 museum exhibits: ethnographic objects, documents, photographs, drawings, videos, works of art and articles that reflect Estonian rural life from the 18th century to the present day. The largest museum exhibits in Estonia, 83 buildings, can be seen in the Estonian Open Air Museum. By prior arrangement, you can also visit the collections of objects.

Additional information: Sille Siidirätsep, Chief Collections Manager. E-mail:
Northern Estonia
Western Estonia
Southern Estonia