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From May to September open 10:00-18:00, closed Mon. From October to April open 11:00-17:00, closed Mon, Tue.
Price/Additional InfoAdmission from May to September €7, reduced €6, family €17; from October to April €6, €5, €14, respectively. Joint ticket for University of Tartu Museum, Old Observatory and University of Tartu Art Museum is €10-14. Tartu Cathedral towers separately €5.
The massive, red-brick structure at the northwest tip of the hill is the remains of the Tartu Cathedral, which dates to the late 13th Century when Tartu was a bishopric. It was heavily damaged during the Livonian War and finally finished off by fire in 1
This grand building was the university's original observatory, founded in 1810, and now houses one of university's museum branches. Its most famous director, F. G. W. Struve (in charge 1820 - 1839) installed what was then the most powerful telescope in t
Built in 1809 just after the Tartu University's reopening, this grand, neo-classical structure is the symbol of Estonia's biggest brain factory. The building holds three main attractions for visitors. Among Estonia's oldest museums, the Universit