Toompea Castle is open to the public. We have professional tour guides who will introduce the visitors to the work of the Riigikogu, the Castle and its history. Book an interesting and free guided tour. We also offer educational programmes to kindergartens and schools.
Individual guided tours:
- Tours focus on the work of the Riigikogu and Toompea Castle.
- The English language tour starts on Fridays at 11.00.
- The tour lasts 45 minutes.
- Tours centre around the work of the Riigikogu and Toompea Castle.
- Tours take place from Monday to Thursday at 10.00–16.00, and on Friday at 10.00–15.00.
- The maximum group size is 35 people.
- In Estonian, English or Russian.
To visit the Riigikogu, please contact a tour guide. If there are more than seven people in the group, please send the list of their names along with their birth dates to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please use the “Request a tour” web form!
Groups can choose between tours of varying length and focus:
- Toompea Castle and the work of the Riigikogu – tour for adults lasts 40–60 minutes and gives an overview of the Riigikogu. It concentrates on the history of the Castle, the structure of the Riigikogu and its everyday work.
- Parliamentarianism in Estonia – tour for basic and secondary school students lasts 40–45 minutes and has an educational content. The focus is on the work of the Riigikogu and the mechanisms of parliamentary democracy in Estonia.
- Half an hour in the Riigikogu – tour lasts 30 minutes and takes the visitors round Toompea Castle and the work of the parliament because “seeing is believing” as the proverb goes.
- Children’s tour lasts 50–60 minutes and teaches children about the work and aims of the Riigikogu through games and other activities. It starts on Mondays at 11.00 and 13.00, and on Fridays at 10.00.
Please note: You need to present a valid photo identification document to gain entry to the Castle: ID-card, passport, driver’s licence or student card.
Entry to the Riigikogu is from the right hand foyer. Tour programme may change in connection with events organised in the Riigikogu.
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