Thursday, 30 January 2020

Original Tartu Peace Treaty to go on display

To celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Tartu Peace Treaty, the historic document will go on display at the Estonian National Museum (ERM) for a limited time. The peace treaty can be viewed in the "People and the State" room, where the full text of the treaty can also be read on a screen. On February 2nd admission to the ERM exhibition will be free.

The Estonian War of Independence took place from 1918-1920 and consisted entirely of volunteers on the Estonian side, The signing of the Tartu Peace Treaty thus ended the 431-day war with Russia. A commemorative stamp and coin have been released to mark the ocassion.