The museum, located in the cannon tower and bastion passages, introduces the genesis of Tallinn, its development, as well as the most important war events from the 13th to the 18th century.
October 3, 2018
This massive, 38m-high cannon tower houses an extensive museum of the town's fortifications, weapons and medieval-era life.
October 17, 2017
The mysterious passages in Tallinn’s earthwork fortifications were built along with the bastions in the 17th and 18th centuries to conceal the movement of soldiers, ammunition, and other equipment from the enemy. They were also used to monitor the enemy’s underground activities of planting mines.
June 8, 2017
The 1670s-era military tunnels that run beneath Toompea. www.linnamuuseum.ee/en/kiek-de-kok/visitor-info/
“Toompea Castle was erected on the foundations of the crumbling eastern wing of the fortress built on this site in the 13th and 14th centuries. Today the castle is home to the Riigikogu (the Estonian parliament).”