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Ideas Rule the World – 400 Years of University History

The University of Tartu Museum invites you to broaden your horizons!

  • In 2019 at the Museum in Tartu Cathedral it is possible to partake in several events that are dedicated to the centenary of the founding of the first Estonian-language university.

  • The updated University Treasury is open now.

  • The Crazy Scientist’s Office is an engaging activity room that welcomes both children and adults to discover and befriend science and research. It is home to all of our educational programmes and a perfect venue for children’s birthday parties.

  • Engaging historical tours in Tartu Cathedral can be combined from educational, engaging, active and fun components. The tours are especially suitable for the final event of a conference. Check out our special offers and prices!

  • Guided tours of Tartu Cathedral and Cathedral Hill are offered in German, English, Russian, Finnish and Estonian. This is a great way to get acquainted with a unique example of Baltic brick gothic.

  • The Cathedral Shop, on the ground floor of the Museum, is offering an even richer selection of souvenirs in a renovated shopping space.

University of Tartu Art Museum invites you to discover the Orient!

  • The display Fragments of Pompeii introduces the story of the Pompeii-style wall paintings of the University of Tartu Art Museum as well at the heritage of Pompeii in general. Open until March 29, 2019.

  • Guided tours in German, English, Russian, Finnish and Estonian are offered in the main building of Tartu University - a fine example of 19th century architecture. The tours introduce guests to the elegant assembly hall, historical student prison (lock-up) and the colourful museum.

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The University of Tartu Old Observatory invites you to the end of the universe!

  • Guided tours in English, German, Russian and Estonian are offered by the Old Observatory.

  • Planetarium shows are offered in English and Estonian.

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