For families

Visit the University of Tartu Museum with your whole family – there is plenty to discover for both kids and adults!

In addition to the permanent exhibition on the University’s history and values, there are many interactive exhibits in the annual exhibition hall. You can find helpful activities instructors in all the halls who will show you how everything works.

Take your family and discover the Crazy Scientist’s Office – a fun and educational environment where you can get to know the world of science through playing, observing, touching, tasting, smelling and experimenting! Every Saturday at 11:00 there are morning experiments in the Crazy Scientist’s Office. During summer, city camps take place for children of all ages. The Crazy Scientist’s Office is also a great place to host birthdays.

Every year on May 1, the Crazy Scientist celebrates the birthday of his office with a huge family day. Children’s workshops and other fun activities are also a part of all other big events – so keep your eye on the Museum’s events calendar!

Step into the University of Tartu Museum Shop where you can find books, souvenirs and games for all ages – buy it for yourself or as a gift.

Make sure you buy a family ticket when visiting the Museum! During winter season, the Museum family ticket is 6 €, during summer season 8 €. The combined family ticket, which also includes entrance to the University of Tartu Art Museum and the Old Observatory, costs 14 € throughout the year. The family ticket is for one to two adults with children. Children up to 8 years can visit the Museum for free.

Strollers can be left in the Museum lobby or taken to the exhibition halls. The viewing platforms on top of the towers of Tartu Cathedral are not stroller accessible.

Also check the family event calendar of the Old Observatory and the University of Tartu Art Museum.