Contact and additional information


University of Tartu Museum

Lossi 25

51003 Tartu

Phone +372 737 5674     

Also check staff contacts.

Additional information

A safe visit to the museum

From 9 August, visitors of the University of Tartu Museum must present a certificate to prove vaccination against Covid-19, recovery from this disease or a negative test result. This requirement does not apply to children and young people under the age of 18.

At the ticket office, all visitors from the age of 18 need to present a valid certificate proving one of the following:

  • completed vaccination;

  • recovery from COVID-19;

  • a negative PCR test result (test taken by a medical specialist less than 72 hours ago); or

  • a negative result of a rapid antigen test (test taken by a medical specialist less than 48 hours ago).Please also bring an identity document, as the certificate is only valid with it. No testing is carried out at the museum.

In addition, we ask you to sanitise your hands upon entry to the building and keep a safe distance from other visitors. Hand sanitisers are available throughout the museum. Wearing a mask is also encouraged.

Please visit the museum only when healthy.

Let’s protect the health of ourselves and the others!


The nearest street-side parking is available on Lossi and Vallikraavi Streets (Zone B) and Ülikooli Street (Zone A).

Tour buses have to be parked street-side.

More information of parking can be found on the homepage of the city of Tartu.

The bicycle park is located next to the parking lot.

Special needs access

The Museum is wheelchair accessible and you can drive up to the main entrance. There is a lift in the museum that enables access to all the exhibition halls except the Treasury. The viewing platforms on top of the towers of Tartu Cathedral are also not wheelchair accessible.

There is an accessible toilet in the Museum lobby on the ground floor.


Strollers can be left in the Museum lobby but you are also permitted to take them to the exhibition halls. You can use the lift to travel between he floors. The viewing platforms on top of the towers of Tartu Cathedral are not stroller accessible.


Pets are not permitted in the Museum, with the exception of trained guide dogs.

The museum has video surveillance.