Guided tours

The guided tour gives and overview of the history of the Old Observatory, the most important achievements of its astronomers, and the different telescopes and other astronomical equipment used in their experiments. In addition to observing and listening, the interactive exhibition enables you to test your skills and knowledge by putting together a star chart puzzle or observing meteorites.

In case of school groups, the guide will try to take into account the age and curriculum of the students.

The price of the tour: Students in Estonian 15 € + 2 € ticket per student

Free admission to one teacher leading the group

For more information and booking please call +372 737 6932 or write to us at

NEW! It is possible to order short tours from the qualified city guides. Same prices apply. Contact either the observatory or the guide. 

Sigita Matuklevičienė

Languages: Lithuanian, English, Russian, German, French

Contact information: +372 5391 7469;

Ilze Salnaja-Värv

Languages: Latvian, English

Contact information: +372 56467573; +371 26052846; alpiniste@inb

Märt Männik


Languages: German, Estonian

Contact information: 5667 6458;

Anti Lillak

Languages: Estonian, English

Contact information:; +372 55 40 99 8

Tiina Auling

Languages: Estonian, German

Contact 514 2307

Kalli Kukk

Languages: Finnish, Estonian

Contact information:, +372 55647541

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