The University of Tartu Museum

Ideas Rule the World – 400 Years of University History

The main museum is located in the old Cathedral on Toome Hill and also includes several 19th century university buildings.

  • The University of Tartu Museum is located in the historic Cathedral

  • The University of Tartu Art Museum has found its home in the majestic main building of the University of Tartu

  • The Old Observatory, which belongs to the  UNESCO World Heritage list, is located in the southeastern part of Toome Hill

  • The Old Anatomical Theatre, which was in the hands of the Faculty of Medicine until 1999, is located on the southern edge of Toome Hill. (The Old Anatomical Theatre is closed at the moment due to renovation.)