Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)


What rules do I have to follow when visiting the literary museum?

You are welcome to all our researcher’s rooms on weekdays from 9 – 4.30 pm.

We kindly ask you to call or send an e-mail in advance and let us know about your arrival and research wishes:, +372 737 7700,

The exhibitions are open to everyone on weekdays from 9 am to 4.30 pm. Visiting the exhibitions of the Estonian Literary Museum is FREE.

Visitors are allowed in groups of a maximum of 10 people.


How to behave in the archive?

We recommend pre-ordering archival material in advance so that the use of materials is as contactless as possible. We also must follow the general safety rules: social distancing, disinfection of hands and use of personal protective equipment.


Do I have to wear a mask when I come to the literary museum?

To protect your health and limit the spread of the virus, please come to the Estonian Literary Museum with a mask.


Payment for paid services

When buying books and paying for copies, please use a bank card.


Can I have my own personal old books or manuscripts restored at the Literary Museum?

The Estonian Literary Museum does not currently offer restoration services to individuals.


How much does it cost to use the Estonian Literary Museum’s hall?

Please write to


If I find errors on the website, who can I report?

We are very grateful if you report any errors in the website, including spelling errors, incorrect display of the page content and non-functioning of the functionalities. All technical issues can be reported at All content regarding suggestions are welcome at


Who is the author of the website design and logo?

The author of the new visual identity of the Estonian Literary Museum is the graphic designer and co-owner of Tuumik Stuudio OÜ Martin Eelma. The design and prototype of the website was created in 2019 by Ilona Kolossova, junior software developer at the Literary Museum, on the basis of a visual identity or style book developed in Tuumik Studio in cooperation with Urmas Sutrop, the director of the institution, and the IT working group. The website was developed in 2019 by Web Expert OÜ.