Song Festival Museum

Open 11:00-18:00 Tuesday-Saturday.

Closed

New Year’s Day | 1 January (open 11:00-15:00 on 31 December)

Independence Day | 24 February (open 11:00-15:00 on 23 February)

May Day | 1 May

Victory Day and Midsummer’s Day | 23 & 24 June (open 11:00-15:00 on 22 June)

Day of Restoration of Independence | 20 August

Christmas holidays | 24-26 December (open 11:00-15:00 on 23 December)

How to reach the museum

The Song Festival Museum is located at Jaama 14.

The museum has a lift and is accessible with both prams and wheelchairs.

On foot: From Town Hall Square, head towards the river and cross the bridge. Walk through the park towards the green halls of residence on the left on the other side of the road. Continue past the halls to Roosi Street. Walk along it for around 500 metres until you arrive at the junction of Roosi and Jaama streets. Turn left here. On your right you’ll see a yellow building, which is where the museum is situated.

By bus: The Kasarmu bus stop is close to the museum. Buses 9 and 10 stop there. A little further away are other bus stops: Vene (buses 4, 7, 8 and 21) and Jaama (buses 2 and 22).

By car (from the city centre): From the Kaubamaja department store, drive past the Tasku shopping centre and over Võidu Bridge. Drive along Narva Highway until you see two halls of residence on your right. Turn right onto Roosi Street between the two halls. Drive on for around 500 metres until you arrive at the junction of Roosi and Jaama streets. Turn left here. On your right you’ll see a yellow building, which is where the museum is situated. Jaama Street has free parking.

 PriceDiscounted tickets (children, students & pensioners)Family tickets (up to 2 adults and their underage children)
Regular tickets4 €2 €8 €
Combination tickets (admission to all Tartu City History Museums)15 €8 €25 €
Guide fee (regular ticket not included)25 €15 €
(students)
School trip (per student)-2 €
Workshop (per student)-3 €

Please inform us three days in advance if you would like a guided tour.

  • Children up to the age of 8
  • Students from general education schools and the Vocational Education Centre in Tartu and those accompanying them for educational purposes
  • Honorary citizens of Tartu
  • Conscripts serving in the Estonian Defence Forces
  • Disabled people up to the age of 16 and their carers
  • The severely disabled and their carers
  • Victims of unlawful oppression
  • Members of ICOM and the Estonian Museum Association (membership card required)
  • Employees of Estonian museums (proof of employment required)
  • Journalists (press pass required)

Free admission to all on special days:

  • International Museum Day | 18 May
  • Birthday of Tartu City History Museums | 31 October