For visitors

Visiting new exhibition

Visiting hours Tue–Sun 10am–6pm.

Exhibition is in Estonian and in English.

You can visit our permanent exhibition on your own or order a guided tour. To order a guided tour please contact with us:

Ticket prices

Public transport

In Tartu, public transport is provided on city buses. Nearest bus-stops are Pauluse (busses 1, 3, 5, 7, 11, 18 and 24) and Pepleri (busses 7 and 20).

Information about inner city bus transportation


Parking car is free for the first 15 minutes everywhere in Tartu, but you have to leave a note or ‘parking clock’ on your dashboard to indicate the time you parked there.

Visiting Natural History Museum by car, please note that parking in Vanemuise street is for price.The nearest parking area is in the front of University of Tartu Library (Vanemuise street 15).

More information on parking in Tartu City Centre

Bicycles can be locked in the front of Vanemuise 46 on the bicycle parking area.

Access for disabled persons

In Vanemuise 46 there are lifts and special stairs for wheelchairs.


Pets, except trained guide dogs, are not allowed in the museum.