Kumu is the main building of the Art Museum of Estonia, as well as one of the largest and most monumental exhibition venues in the country. The museum provides a survey of the various time periods of Estonian art: from the Academic Style to Modernism, from Soviet Pop Art to contemporary art. The modern architecture of the building is an attraction in its own right.
The Kadriorg Art Museum is the only museum in Estonia dedicated to early European and Russian art. Interpreting the art of old masters is also the focus of its exhibitions and educational programmes. The museum is located in Kadriorg, in the Baroque palace built for the Russian tsar Peter the Great.
The Mikkel Museum in Kadriorg introduces private collections and the collecting of art in general. The bulk of the exhibition consists of the purchases of Johannes Mikkel; temporary exhibitions offer the visitor access to contemporary and historical private collections.
The Niguliste Museum, in the Old Town of Tallinn, is one of the few northern European museums located in a former church, where ecclesiastical art can be presented in its historical context. The museum houses the largest and most valuable ecclesiastical art collection in Estonia.
The permanent display at the Adamson-Eric Museum in Tallinn’s Old Town provides an overview of the oeuvre of one of the most versatile Estonian artists, Adamson-Eric (1902–1968). In addition, the museum organises two to three temporary exhibitions each year on various topics.
The exhibition studies renditions of cats and dogs in art, and explores their significance, roles and symbolic meanings for people and society.
Programme: Schubert. Selection from the vocal cycle “Winter Journey” D.911
The magnificent exhibition introduces the abundant 15th‒17th-century Flemish art collection of The Phoebus Foundation, and provides an overview of the versatility of Belgian art culture of that time.
The permanent exposition of the Kadriorg Art Museum presents the cream of the foreign art collection of the Art Museum of Estonia, which consists mostly of paintings, sculptures and applied art from Western Europe and Russia from the 16th to the 20th centuries.
The Kadriorg Art Museum is located in a magnificent baroque palace, built over 300 years ago as a summer residence of the Russian czar Peter the Great.
The permanent exhibition of Kadriorg features the finest foreign art of Art Museum of Estonia with a focus on Western European and Russian paining, sculpture and applied arts from the 16th-20th century.
Make your museum visit special with a guided tour! Discover the history of the palace and the exquisite works by the old masters!
The Kadriorg palace is one of the most magnificent and well-known historical concert halls in Estonia. Click to see our concert programme!
We have introduced enhanced measures to make the museum a place where the risk of viral infections is held to a minimum.
Gifts for yourself, friends and business partners.
Our treasury holds many valuable works of art, from which you can have reproductions made for your home or office.
The gift shop and cosy palace café make the museum visit memorable.
Five museums, a hundred years of history.
Here is the very best from the collections of the Art Museum of Estonia – the Digital Collection of the Art Museum of Estonia is an image database containing photos and records of the works of art in the collections of the museum.