Historical Sources

What secrets do the stones hold? Within the walls of the ancient castle, we'll listen to stories told by simple household items and learn about the different types of historical sources. We'll discuss the impact of human activity on the preservation of historical values and the achievements of modern technologies that bring life back to destroyed architectural monuments.

    Residential Riga

    This program, dedicated to the life of Estonians several hundred years ago, will attempt to imagine what life was like without electricity, heating, warm showers, and other amenities modern children are accustomed to. We'll learn what a distaff and a beetle are, as well as how to iron clothes without an electric iron. We'll explore the layout of a living Riga in miniature and get acquainted with the ancestor of the modern Kendama.

      Medieval Livonia

      Terra Mariana, Livonia – that's how beautifully the territory, where our country is located today, was called in the distant Middle Ages. Since then, not only names have changed but also the way of life, social values, systems of urban and state governance. We'll talk about the lives of people from different social classes in Estonia during the Middle Ages, feel like representatives of that time, and experience the "spirit of the age" that filled the hearts and minds of the inhabitants of the medieval city.

        Military Narva

        Ivan the Terrible, Peter I, Charles XII, J. Stalin, V. Lenin, K. Päts… These names are surely familiar to all modern children. But do they know how these historical figures are connected to Narva? We'll discuss the great commanders and battles that took place in the city's territories and left indelible marks on its appearance. We'll look at the city's military constructions, various types of weapons, and also the uniforms of soldiers from different periods.

          From the Height of Long Hermann

          From the height of the tower of Narva's castle, a magnificent view of all the city's landmarks opens up: the 15th-century Ivangorod Fortress, the 17th-century river promenade with bastions, the mid-19th-century towers of the Krenholm Manufacturing Company, cathedrals, factories… We'll talk about changes in urban space and architectural decisions of different periods, learn the stories behind the construction of city landmarks that have become Narva's visiting cards.

            Cost: €4 per child
            Duration: 60 min
            Minimum number of participants: 10
            Language options: Estonian, Russian, Ukrainian

            For every 10 children, one accompanying adult is free of charge, and each additional accompanying adult costs €4.