Tickets to the Kadriorg Art Museum

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About Kadriorg Art Museum

The Kadriorg Art Museum is worth visiting anytime, but it is better to do it during the warm season. The museum is surrounded by a charming park, covering around 70 hectares, and it is a great place to spend a sunny day. 

The Kadriorg Art Museum in Tallinn is open six days a week, Tuesday through Sunday. Its standard opening hours are 10:00 AM – 06:00 PM. On Wednesday, the museum doors remain open until 08:00 PM. 

The museum is closed on Mondays and the following national holidays: New Year's Day, Independence Day (February 24), Good Friday (the Friday before Easter), Victory Day (June 23), Midsummer Day (June 24), and Christmas holidays (December 24–26).  

  • Admire the impressive Baroque palace

The museum is situated in the historic Kadriorg Palace, built in the 18th century by Tsar Peter the Great of Russia as a summer residence. This Baroque-style building was designed by the Italian architect Nicola Michetti. Its glorious and abundantly decorated main hall is one of northern Europe's most exquisite examples of Baroque architecture. You can admire the elaborately painted ceiling and rich stucco work.

  • Explore the collection of Western European and Russian art

The museum houses and displays Dutch, Flemish, German, Italian, and Russian paintings and sculptures, covering the period from the 16th to the 20th century. You can also explore a vast collection of decorative works of art, including historical furniture and iconic Dutch blue-and-white pottery.   

The Kadriorg Art Museum is located off Weizenbergi Street in Tallinn's famous Kadriorg Park. To get there by public transportation, you can take light rail line 1 or 3 and get off at the Kadriorg stop, which is a 5–7-minute walk from the museum building. Alternatively, you can reach the museum by bus. The nearest stop is J. Poska, served by numerous routes. 

FAQ about Kadriorg Art Museum

An adult ticket for the Kadriorg Art Museum costs €9. Discount tickets cost €7 and are valid for schoolchildren aged 9–18, students and teachers with an ISIC or ITIC card, seniors aged 65 and over, EKL and EKKÜ members, holders of the European Youth Card, and conscripts of the Estonian army. A family ticket for two adults and their children costs €18.   

Last Wednesday of every month, admission costs only €3 for everyone. The museum offers free entry on International Museum Day (May 18). 

Admission is always free for children aged eight and younger, children from orphanages, people with disabilities (with their caregivers), employees of Republic of Estonia museums, university students studying art history and fine arts in Estonia, Estonian and international journalists with press cards, and holders of the following passes: ICOMOS, ICOM, AICA, EstSEA, Tallin Card, and WFTGA Cultour Card.