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The Kalaranna fort in Tallinn is a fortification built in pure neoclassical style. Patarei prison constitutes a monument for victims of communism and Nazism and a powerful symbol of resistance of the martyrs of the Republic of Estonia.

The Patarei sea fortress is on the threshold of big changes. Active discussions about the future of the unique complex and possibilities of use thereof have led to wording various scenarios that can be read here.

Facts about Patarei

Patarei has been selected into the “List of seven most endangered monuments” of Europa Nostra.

In 1941, Head of State of the Republic of Estonia Jaan Tõnisson was of high probability murdered in Patarei.

Konstantin Päts, Lagle Parek, Johannes Hint and thousands of others have been held prisoner in Patarei during various regimes.

The total floor area of Patarei buildings is 17 thousand m2.

Patarei has been selected into the “List of seven most endangered monuments” of Europa Nostra.

In 1941, Head of State of the Republic of Estonia Jaan Tõnisson was of high probability murdered in Patarei.

Konstantin Päts, Lagle Parek, Johannes Hint and thousands of others have been held prisoner in Patarei during various regimes.

The total floor area of Patarei buildings is 17 thousand m2.

This week, the tours have been scheduled for:
Monday, 26 September at 6:15 pm (in English)
Tuesday, 27 September at 6:15 pm (in Estonian)
Wednesday, 28 September at 6:15 pm (in English)
Thursday, 29 September at 6:15 pm (in Estonian)
Friday, 30 September at 6:15 pm (in English)
Saturday, 1 October at 12 noon (in Finnish)
Saturday, 1 October at 2 pm (in Estonian)
Saturday, 1 October at 4:30 pm (in Estonian)
Saturday, 1 October at 6:15 pm (in English)
Sunday, 2 October at 12 noon (in Finnish)
Sunday, 2 October at 2 pm (in Estonian)
Sunday, 2 October at 4:30 pm (in Estonian)
Sunday, 2 October at 6:15 pm (in English)

Please read the following information carefully!

This week, the tours have been scheduled for:
Monday, 26 September at 6:15 pm (in English)
Tuesday, 27 September at 6:15 pm (in Estonian)
Wednesday, 28 September at 6:15 pm (in English)
Thursday, 29 September at 6:15 pm (in Estonian)
Friday, 30 September at 6:15 pm (in English)
Saturday, 1 October at 12 noon (in Finnish)
Saturday, 1 October at 2 pm (in Estonian)
Saturday, 1 October at 4:30 pm (in Estonian)
Saturday, 1 October at 6:15 pm (in English)
Sunday, 2 October at 12 noon (in Finnish)
Sunday, 2 October at 2 pm (in Estonian)
Sunday, 2 October at 4:30 pm (in Estonian)
Sunday, 2 October at 6:15 pm (in English)

Please read the following information carefully!

On 19 January 2016, the “Patarei Comes to Life” documentary (direction and camera by Jaan Kolberg, idea and script by Trivimi Velliste) was screened for the first time. The length of the documentary is 28 minutes.

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Patarei Museum is located at Kalaranna 2 and 2a in Northern Tallinn.

Patarei Museum is located at Kalaranna 2 and 2a in Northern Tallinn.

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