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New summer exhibition “Fathers and Sons” is open!

New summer exhibition “Fathers and Sons” is open!

This summer Tartu Nature House hosts the exhibition “Fathers and Sons“ which concentrates on fathers as caregivers in the animal and plant kingdom! The exhibition is divided into several major themes and offers something to visitors of all ages. In addition to the roles of fathers in raising their offspring, the exhibition makes complex topics […]
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Summer exhibition “Out of the closet – the stories of our clothes”

Summer exhibition “Out of the closet – the stories of our clothes”

Why can you felt sheep wool but not dog wool? How does Core-Tex material work? Why does drying laundry outside gives it a special smell? What kind of clothes are made from wood and which from plastic bottles? What do the labels on our clothes tell us? Who invented velcro and how? This year’s Tartu […]
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Japanese cultural evening 25.02.23

Japanese cultural evening 25.02.23

If you are interested in Japanese culture and language then join the Japanese cultural evening in Tartu Nature House on the 25th of February at 17:00 o’clock. We will try some origami and calligraphy, learn some simple Japanese phrases, try Japanese snacks and play traditional games. The cultural evening is hosted by students and their […]
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Mushroom exhibition 13.-16.09.2022

Mushroom exhibition 13.-16.09.2022

Tartu Nature House hosts its traditional early mushroom exhibition where a wide selection of mushrooms from Southern-Estonian forests, meadows, parks and lodges is displayed. If lucky, 100-150 different species can be seen. In the small mushroom laboratory you can also get acquainted with the mycelium, spore leaves and tubes and animals living in fungi. Mushrooms […]
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Registration for 2022/2023 hobby classes has begun!

Registration for 2022/2023 hobby classes has begun!

Dear parents and students! We are pleased to announce that the registration for Tartu Nature House 2022/2023 hobby classes is now open! Tartu Nature School is a child and environmentally friendly hobby school. We offer the joy of discovery and new knowledge to more than five hundred children and young people each year. We often […]
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Summer exhibitions in Tartu Nature House

Summer exhibitions in Tartu Nature House

Tartu Nature House is a small green oasis in the middle of the city. A beautiful park surrounds the centre, where visitors can familiarise themselves with different educational trails, a beaver dam meant for humans, gardens, a viewing platform and children’s play area. The innovative and sustainably built house works as environmental education centre, hobby […]
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Fun outdoor games to play with friends and family

Fun outdoor games to play with friends and family

New and exciting outdoor games suitable for both children and adults, for picnics and small outdoor workouts.
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Take a break and visit our virtual tour

Take a break and visit our virtual tour

Did you know it was possible to visit Tartu’s Nature House without leaving the comfort of your own home?
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Quiz: How well do you know European national and symbolic animals?

Quiz: How well do you know European national and symbolic animals?

Welcome to the European national and symbolic animal quiz!  Tartu Nature House invites all Estonian school pupils to participate in a quiz on knowing the national and symbolic animals of European countries. Europe is a continent composed of several different countries, each with its own language and culture, so there is no singular national animal. […]
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Matsalu Nature Film Festival in Tartu 22.-24.09.2021

Matsalu Nature Film Festival in Tartu 22.-24.09.2021

Matsalu Nature Film festival is organised already for the 19th time and Tartu Nature House is happy to announce that a selection of the best nature movies will be shown in Tartu also from 22.-24.09.2021. The purpose of the festival is to introduce and recognise new nature films and their creators. Also to increase interest in […]
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