Opening hours and ticket prices

We are open

May–September Tue–Sun 10–18

October–April Wed–Sun 11–17

The museum is closed on public holidays.






4 €

5 €


3 €

4 €

Family ticket**

8 €

10 €

Group ticket***

3,60 €

4,50 €

The combined ticket provides entrance to the University of Tartu Museum, the University of Tartu Art Museum and the Old Observatory:


8 €                                


6 €

Family ticket**

16 €

*Concession applies to students, university students, seniors, holders of international student (ISIC Scholar, ISIC Student) or teacher card (ITIC Teacher) and European Youth Card holders.

** Family ticket applies to one or two adults with children.

*** Group tickets are available from 12 or more adults

Guided tours

Students, university student and seniors in Estonian

tour guide 15 € + tickets

Adults in Estonian 

tour guide 30 € + tickets

Tours in foreign languages

tour guide 30 € + tickets

One component for one participant (programme has three components) 3 €

Minimum cost of the tour for a group smaller than 25 persons is 190€ (incl VAT).


tour guide 40 € + tickets

Guided tours are available in Estonian, English, Russian, German, Finnish, Latvian and Lithuanian.

It is also possible to book guided tours of the Museum, the towers of Tartu Cathedral, the Old Observatory and the University of Tartu Art Museum outside the official opening hours. The tickets are double the price + tour guide service. Out of hours tours should be arranged at least 3 workdays prior to the visit.

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Both cash and card payments are accepted.