Eesti Juudi Muuseum

  • Estonian Jewish Museum


Karu 16


+372 56262251


The Estonian Jewish Museum is dedicated to the history of Estonian Jews from the emergence of Jewish communities in the first half of the 19th century to the present day. The museum has a permanent exhibition, a library, and a reading room, a digitized archive on the museum's website, and a large archive where the originals of documents and photographs are kept.

Administrative Structure

The museum has 4 parts: main exposition archive reading room electronical branch of the museum


The museum is located on the second floor of the Jewish Community Of Estonia, next to the Tallinn Synagogue and the Tallinn Jewish School.

Archival and Other Holdings

The museum holds mostly copies from books, periodicals, archives and museums, as well as some personal documents and items from the war period in Soviet territory. Furthermore, the museum holds original (mainly personal) documents and testimonies from the interwar period about Jewish community life. As there were no survivors, there are no testimonies about the Holocaust.

Finding Aids, Guides, and Publication

Estonian Jewry Archive Online

Opening Times

Monday - Friday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Research Services

Reading room where visitors may find books, articles, video and music. Also they can use 2 computers for watching the EJA side and video material.


  • Anton Weiss-Wendt (30-8-2011)/online search

  • Additional information added by Neringa on 26 November 2015 ased on the information presented in the leaflet of the Estonian Jewish Museum.

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