Friday, 30 September 2016
The Estonian National Museum opens in Tartu
It’s been a long wait – 107 years, to be exact – but Estonia has finally opened its first national museum dedicated to the history, life and traditions of Estonians and other Finno-Ugric peoples.
Built on the edge of Tartu on an abandoned Soviet airfield the Estonian National Museum, or Eesti Rahva Muuseum, will open to the public on 1 October.
The new museum traces the history, life and traditions of the Estonian people and presents the culture and history of other Finno-Ugric peoples and minorities in Estonia. It also has a comprehensive display of traditional Estonian national costumes from all regions. In addition, the museum houses a conference space and a cinema.
To read the full Estonian World article, click here: The Estonian National Museum opens in Tartu
Posted by Tania Lestal