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Estonian Museum of Applied Art & Design

Lai 17, Tallinn 10133, Estonia
+372 627 4611
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Unusual rugs, leather bookbinding and jewellery

Worth a quick look through as it definitely has a few different items. The building itself is not... read more

Reviewed 27 July 2017
Jean I
Melbourne, Australia
via mobile
value for money

this was a good solo activity. ground floor exhibition was the best. first floor was good too but... read more

Reviewed 24 May 2017
New Delhi, India
via mobile
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The museum focuses on applied art and design. Today its collection consists of examples of contemporary Estonian applied art as well as of design prototypes and products. The collection, with 15 000 exhibits, includes works of textile art, ceramics, porcelain, leather, glass, jewellery, metalwork, furniture and product design. The collections of Estonian Museum of Applied Art and Design offer the largest and most comprehensive overview of Estonian applied art and design.
  • Excellent21%
  • Very good42%
  • Average25%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible3%
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“book binding” (2 reviews)
“stylish” (2 reviews)
“factory” (2 reviews)
Lai 17, Tallinn 10133, Estonia
+372 627 4611
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Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

Worth a quick look through as it definitely has a few different items. The building itself is not particularly interesting- but they have presented items in a nice way - definitely a focus on Estonian art which is good.

Thank Jean I
Reviewed 24 May 2017 via mobile

this was a good solo activity. ground floor exhibition was the best. first floor was good too but the second was disappointing. Noteworthy: not handicapped friendly at all!

Thank guptaratika
Reviewed 2 May 2017

2 mins walk from my hotel, and thru a small courtyard lies this absolute GEM. If you are into design then the upper gallery has a fascinating yet small collection of chairs lighting and household goods....well worth a look at this stylish collection, if you...More

Thank 601davidmartinb
Reviewed 31 January 2017

Located close to Tallinn City Theater ( which is on the north side ). Shows variety of art and design artifacts.

Thank kiltmaker2
Reviewed 4 October 2016

Free to get in and worth a wander around. Excellent exhibition of glass which if you like glass is really good.

Thank Ben H
Reviewed 6 July 2016

We went for an exhibition on the Tarbeklaas glass factory. If every exhibition is as well done then this is a great place to visit. The permanent exhibition was enlightening.

Thank SamieLips
Reviewed 3 October 2015 via mobile

This was the worst Museum I have ever seen. Three exhibitions empty and with nothing worth it to see. I was told there with three exhibitions on two different floors. But in one of them there were only book covers hand-painted. In another one a...More

Thank Angelo P
Reviewed 12 July 2015

It’s always interesting to see what local modern artists produce. The exhibit is displayed in an old building with high ceilings so the juxtaposition of old and new is felt. Some glass sculptures and unique items are for sale. There is also a collection from...More

Thank steve v
Reviewed 16 May 2015

3 floors of exhibits. Ground floor shows book cover and binding designs - saw some creative ideas there (putting small computer parts on the cover?) - not bad. 2nd storey is partially open - can't make out what they are - the creations are brightly...More

Thank ACuriousApe
Reviewed 30 April 2015

Quite interesting exposition about book-covers which I really enjoyed. First floor was a bit more arty and the last floor was the most interesting with estonian designs: stools, chairs, tables, lamps, accessories etc. the lady at the entrance spoke perfectly english and we could safely...More

Thank CLMH_13
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