Tallinn Art Galleries (Self Guided), Tallinn

Tallinn boasts a wide selection of art galleries, most of which are concentrated in the Old Town. The galleries often change their exhibitions every few days, so the experience is always fresh and exciting.
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Guide Name: Tallinn Art Galleries
Guide Location: Estonia » Tallinn (See other walking tours in Tallinn)
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Sightseeing)
# of Attractions: 7
Tour Duration: 1 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.1 Km or 1.3 Miles
Author: leticia
Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Hobusepea Gallery
  • Draakoni Gallery
  • HAUS Gallery
  • Shifara Art and Antiques Gallery
  • Tallinn Art Hall and Gallery (Tallinna Kunstihoone)
  • Rios Art Gallery
  • Galleries in National Library of Estonia
Hobusepea Gallery

1) Hobusepea Gallery

Hobusepea Gallery, located on Hobusepea street, is a nice place to gain understanding of and appreciation for Estonian art. Hobusepea Gallery showcases the local artists and their work. The gallery has two stories and is the home of the Estonian Artists' Union.

Hours: Wednesday–Monday: 11:00 - 18:00
Draakoni Gallery

2) Draakoni Gallery

Draakoni Gallery is a small art gallery situated on Pikk street. Draakoni specializes in contemporary art and offers several temporary exhibitions, many of which showcase the works of local artists.

Hours: Mon-Fri 11 am – 6 pm; Sat 11 am - 5 pm
HAUS Gallery

3) HAUS Gallery

HAUS Gallery specializes in Estonian art, from the 19th century through to the present day. Here, one may discover various artwork and pictures of interest. HAUS Gallery also offers an interesting take on the Tallinn art scene, as well as hosts Spring and Autumn auctions.

Hours: Monday to Friday 10-18 and Saturday 11-16.
Shifara Art and Antiques Gallery

4) Shifara Art and Antiques Gallery

The Shifara Art and Antiques Gallery is the oldest and largest art and antiques gallery in Estonia. The store offers a fantastic collection of antique items and collectibles, as well as original antique artwork from Russia, Estonia and other European countries.

Hours: Monday To Friday: 10:00- 18:00; Saturday: 10:00 - 16:00
Tallinn Art Hall and Gallery (Tallinna Kunstihoone)

5) Tallinn Art Hall and Gallery (Tallinna Kunstihoone)

The Tallinn Art Hall and Gallery is situated in a magnificent 1930s building at Vabaduse square. Here you will find some of the bravest and most avant-garde temporary exhibitions, presented by both Estonian and foreign artists.

The Gallery is open on Wednesday-Sunday: 12 pm- 7 pm.
Rios Art Gallery

6) Rios Art Gallery

Rios Art Gallery features a wide range of paintings, prints, and drawings. The vast majority of the artwork presented here is created by native Estonian artists. Rios Art Gallery is highly recommended, as it exhibits a huge variety of styles.

Hours: Tuesday to Friday 11 am - 6 pm; Saturday 11 am - 4 pm.
Galleries in National Library of Estonia

7) Galleries in National Library of Estonia

The National Library of Estonia is an impressive and remarkable building. Inside, tourists will discover various local and international art exhibitions. The National Library’s main exhibition displays highly-acclaimed works by Eduard Wiiralt, the most renowned Estonian graphic artist of the 20th century.

Hours: Mon-Fri 10-20; Sat 12-19

Walking Tours in Tallinn, Estonia

Create Your Own Walk in Tallinn

Create Your Own Walk in Tallinn

Creating your own self-guided walk in Tallinn is easy and fun. Choose the city attractions that you want to see and a walk route map will be created just for you. You can even set your hotel as the start point of the walk.
Tallinn Museums

Tallinn Museums

Tallinn is home to several of Europe's most interesting and impressive museums. The museums specialize in everything, from history and art to old-fashioned dolls, photo cameras, musical instruments, and sea mines. Take a journey through Tallinn's museums and explore the history and culture of this great city.

Tour Duration: 2 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.6 Km or 1.6 Miles
East Tallinn

East Tallinn

East Tallinn, or Kadriorg, is located outside of Old Town and is generally referred to as a quiet district. East Tallinn offers fascinating 19th and 20th century villas, as well as Estonia’s top art museums. The eastern side of the city is also home to several art galleries, beautiful Kadrioru Park, the striking Russalka monument, as well as the magnificent Kadriorg Palace and Park.

Tour Duration: 1 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 1.7 Km or 1.1 Miles
Tallinn Introduction Walk

Tallinn Introduction Walk

Tallinn is the largest city and the capital of Estonia. A great city with a great history, Tallinn is visited every year by a huge number of tourists. This orientation walk offers the most popular attractions that you should take into consideration when visiting Tallinn.

Tour Duration: 3 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 4.1 Km or 2.5 Miles
Tallinn's Monuments

Tallinn's Monuments

With a rich Estonian heritage and several monumental constructions that commemorate its past, the city of Tallinn boasts numerous landmarks and monuments. When in Tallinn, make sure to see the pleasant Linda Monument, restored Freedom Square, emotive Memorial at the National Theatre, Statue of Anton H. Tammsaare, legendary Town Hall Square, and the impressive Estonia Ferry Monument.

Tour Duration: 1 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 1.9 Km or 1.2 Miles
Tallinn's Latin Quarter

Tallinn's Latin Quarter

Tallinn's Latin Quarter is an interesting district in the centre of the city. The Latin Quarter features the prominent Masters’ Courtyard, Gothic Dominican Monastery Museum, popular Tallinn City Museum, captivating Dominican Monastery Claustrum, and the marvelous St. Catherine’s Passage.

Tour Duration: 1 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 0.6 Km or 0.4 Miles
Tallinn's Historical Churches

Tallinn's Historical Churches

Tallinn is home to various Medieval-style religious buildings and places of worship. These buildings have played an important role in the city's religious life and present Tallinn's greatest artistic talent. Tallinn’s churches are historic landmarks and true architectural treasures, so make sure you do not miss out on a chance of a lifetime.

Tour Duration: 2 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.7 Km or 1.7 Miles