Closed for Renovations

Dear Friends! In our effort to bring you more interesting exhibits, we are reconstructing our showcases to make room for amazing new historical objects, including order robes and weapons! For this the museum will be closed untill the end of September. To our friends...
Hubert, Charles and Henry

Hubert, Charles and Henry

by Catherine Lapinsh and Kristjan Kaljusaar There are many German orders on display at the Tallinn Museum of Orders of Knighthood, however, there are two sets of insignia – of the Order of St Hubert and of the Order of St Henry – that deserve special mention in...
The Order of Malta

The Order of Malta

The history of the religious military orders begins after the First Crusade that culminated in the conquest of Jerusalem in 1099. In the winter of 1119–20, a group of knights in the Holy Land formed a religious brotherhood with the aim of protecting pilgrims who...

Order of the Sword for Ukraine

This Friday representatives from Sweden, Ukraine and Estonia gathered fro the ceremony of the presentation of the Ukrainian museum Hetman’s Capital with the exact replica of the eighteenth-century badge of the Swedish Order of the Sword. It had been more than...

A Gracious Gift from Brazil

The Tallinn Museum of Orders was able to significantly expand its exhibition of Brazilian orders with the addition of several high awards graciously donated by the family of His Excellency Joao Luiz Pereira Pinto the Ambassador of Brazil in Finland. The Order of Rio...