Fodor's Expert Review Kiek in de Kök Fortifications Museum

Tallinn History Museum

At the southern end of the Old Town looms this magnificent, six-story fortifications tower (the name is Low German for "peek in the kitchen"), so called because during the 15th century one could peer into the kitchens of lower town houses from here. The tower is now a museum for Tallinn’s fortifications, including medieval firepower and historical aspects of crime and punishment. It is interconnected with underground bastion passages, the Carved Stone Museum, the Maiden’s Tower museum café, as well as two other towers. From its sixth floor you can enjoy beautiful views of the city.

History Museum

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Komandandi tee 2
Tallinn, Harju  10130, Estonia


Sight Details:
Rate Includes: €14, Closed Mon. Oct.--Apr.

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