Permanent Exhibition

The University of Tartu Museum contains a collection of objects and materials which the University has used during its centuries-long academic work and research. The University's academic heritage is on display in the permanent exhibition and the different facets of various scientific realms are explored in the annual exhibition as well as in numerous temporary exhibitions.

Inspiring visit to the museum starts in the museum’s lobby where one can find the medieval tomb, display case for the New Object in the Museum and the Foucault's pendulum.

The permanent exhibition continues on the three floors of the museum and includes:


The Good Ideas Benches on the beautiful Toome Hill introduce the scientists and thinkers that have lived and worked in Tartu and left their mark there. Enjoy a nice stroll in the park and have good ideas while resting on the benches!