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02.06.2011 Summer sights with Tallinn Card

Summer sights with Tallinn Card

02.06.2011

Warm weather brings us outdoors. Tallinn Card has plenty to offer both sun seekers and culture buffs. 


Kumu Art Museum
www.ekm.ee/kumu
A must-see for culture creatures, Kumu, serves both as Estonia's national gallery and as a centre for contemporary art.

The vibrant exhibition “Gateways” is now on at the museum.
The works presented here tackle the theme of gateways to action and experience in the digitally interconnected culture.
“Gateways is the most ambitious and complex contemporary art exhibition in the history of Kumu,” says Anu Liivak, the director of Kumu Art Museum.
To visit the museum with Tallinn Card is free of charge.


In green, lush Kadriorg park is; Kadriorg Palace displaying paintings by foreign artists, prints, sculptures and other works, Mikkel Museum showing the collection of private collector Johannes Mikkel and the Museum Miia-Milla-Manda offering excitement and entertainment for children.
Visiting all these museums with Tallinn Card is free of charge.


For the fresh air fix joint excursion around Kadriorg Park and Palace as well as Kumu Art Museum is also on offer a 50% discount when participating as a Tallinn Card user.


Fresh air and lovely walks are also offered by:
 


Tallinn Zoo
www.tallinnzoo.ee
If it hops, flies or slithers, you can find it at the Tallinn Zoo. Spread across an 87-hectare swathe of forested land, the zoo boasts one of Northern Europe's best collections.


Tallinn Botanic Garden
www.tba.ee
With over 4,500 plant species and 123 hectares of space, the Botanic Garden near Pirita is the best place in Tallinn to stop and smell the flowers. In summer, a stroll through the rose garden is a must, but the extensive, lush, greenhouses make this a popular destination all year round.


Estonian Open Air Museum
www.evm.ee
This museum lets you travel back in time to the rural Estonia of old. The vast, forested park is filled with thatched, 18-20th-century farm buildings, windmills, a wooden chapel and a village school, with staff demonstrating how people lived and worked in times past. Visitors can buy handicrafts and try out the traditional food served in the village tavern.

Visiting all these museums with Tallinn Card is free of charge.

More information about Tallinn Card available here.  
 
 

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