South Estonia

Kolkja Museum of Old Believers

The Russian Old Believers. How did they end up in Estonia? And when? Why did they settle by Lake Peipsi What are the traditions of the Old Believers? What are the families like and why have they grown onions according to the local traditions for hundreds of years?

The Kolkja Museum of Old Believers in the Kolkja village researches the story of Old Believers by Lake Peipsi and tells that story to its visitors.


South Estonia

Opening times

1. sept - 30. april

Wed-Sat 11:00 - 17:00

1. may - 31. aug

Mon-Sun 11:00 - 18:00


Ranna tn 17, Kolkja alevik, Peipsiääre vald, Tartu maakond