University of Tartu museums received the Green Museum certificate for promoting sustainable development
220 years of science and history
The University of Tartu Natural History Museum and Botanical Garden is a meeting place for visitors, students and researchers. It documents Estonian and global nature, promotes research and disseminates knowledge on nature education to contribute to the conservation of biodiversity.
Where to go with kids?
Visit the Natural History Museum or the Botanical Garden! The museum is the place to stand face-to-face with a lion, study sparkling minerals, rocks and fossils or listen to a woodfinch sing. In the Botanical Garden, you can enjoy the warm tropics, meet turtles, see insectivorous plants or 70-year-old cacti.
What to do in Tartu?
Tartu is a university town full of wisdom, history and exciting events. The University of Tartu Natural History Museum and the Botanical Garden host a number of regular events, such as family activity days, a series of nature evenings or nature poetry evenings with renowned poets. See when the next event takes place and come and join in!
Exhibitions and events