Niguliste Museum, Tallinn

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Housed in a former medieval-era church, Niguliste Museum hosts primarily religious artwork. While the church dates back to the 13th century, the museum didn't open until after World War II. Now the facility features a collection of hundreds of pieces, with an emphasis on the Northern Renaissance. As you wander the halls, admire centuries of ecclesiastical art from around Europe. You'll see several paintings and panels that once adorned altars. Don't miss what is perhaps the museum's most important piece: a fragment of the "Dance of Death" painting, which displays various medieval depictions of death. Check the website for information on temporary exhibits. Use our Tallinn trip itinerary maker site to arrange your visit to Niguliste Museum and other attractions in Tallinn.
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  • We went to the Niguliste Museum at the end of a day, it is worth allowing more time. There is a display of many master craftsmen’s pendants, there are remarkable. In addition the organ was playing whi...  more »
  • If you are in Tallinn at the weekend, I advise you to visit the Museum in 4:00 pm. Under body look much more interesting local creativity, you are inspired paintings with skeletons.
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  • Plan your trip carefully as the museum is closed on Mondays And Tuesdays. Since its rebuilding post almost total destruction at the end of WW2, and a subsequent unfortunate fire several decades later,...  more »
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