The Niguliste Museum is housed in the former St. Nicholas’ Church, which is situated in Harju Street in the Old Town of Tallinn.

Niguliste 3
10130 Tallinn

On foot and by bicycle

Niguliste Museum is situated at Harjumägi at the foot of Toompea Hill. The grand Baroque spire is one of the most outstanding towers in Tallinn. It is a few minutes’ walk to the St. Nicholas’ Church along Harju Street either from Raekoja plats (the Town Hall Square) or Vabaduse väljak. Taking the stairs of Lühike jalg Street down from Toompea you find yourself right in front of the St. Nicholas’ Church.

Public transport

By bus
Lines no. 5, 9, 11, 16, 17, 17A, 21, 21B, 22, 23, 36, 40, 41, 41B, 42, 46, 48 and 73 stop at “Vabaduse väljak”

By tram
Lines no. 3 and 4 stop at “Vabaduse väljak”

By trolley bus
Lines no. 1 and 3 stop at “Vabaduse väljak”

See also Tallinn Public Transport Routes.

By car and tour bus

When you come by car, please remember that parking fees apply in Old Town.
The closest parking lots are situated in Rüütli Street and next to and under Vabaduse väljak.

For parking information for tour buses please visit the Tallinn Tourist Information site.


The Niguliste Museum’s exhibition halls are wheelchair-friendly and, if necessary, additional ramps can be installed. Wheelchair users can use a handicapped elevator to go up the tower.
Guideways for the visually impaired have been installed at the check-in counter and in the cloakroom. A guideway leads to the handicapped toilet on the lower level.

There is a handicapped parking space in front of the building, which is available upon prior arrangement with the museum. So that we may serve you better, please contact the museum before visiting the museum.

For additional information on programmes and services geared toward people with special needs, please contact the museum at or +372 5343 1052.