Tickets & opening hours

Põltsamaa castle yard welcomes you with facinating museums and exhibitions, local handicraft & art shops, a wine cellar & restaurant and a beautiful church. Come and spend a marvelous day at Põltsamaa castle!

Entering the castle yard is free of charge. The gates are open: Oct-April Tue-Sun at 10-18 and May-Sept Mon-Sun at 10-18.

New visitor center is open form 02.06.2023! Buy the tower and museum ticket from the information office at the gate building. The ticket sale ends 30 min before closing.

What awaits you in the castle:

Castle tower and museums

The exhibition introduces you Põltsamaa castle and parsih history in three buildings. Magnificent view from the castle tower!

Oct-April: Tue-Sun at 10-18
May-Sept: Mon-Sun at 10-18

Joint ticket (access to everywhere: gate house and museum house + castle tower and convent building): standard ticket 13€, discount ticket 9€, family ticket 29€
Museum ticket (gate house and museum house): standard ticket 8€, discount ticket 6€, family ticket 18€
Castle tower and convent building: standard ticket 7€, discount ticket 5€, family ticket 16€

NB! Exhibition area in the previous museum house is temporaryly closed due to reorganization until Midsummer Day.

Wine cellar and restaurant Oberpahlen

Wine degustation and shop. Delicious food menu. Catering for groups. Wine and food packages for groups.

Mon-Tue open on request, Wed-Thu at 12-19, Fri-Sat at 12-21, Sun at 10-19

Wine degustation for groups: 3 wines: from 6€/p, 5 wines: from 9€/p

EELC Põltsamaa Niguliste church

Beautiful church built on castle walls. Concerts.

Summer season: Thu-Sun at 10-15
Winter season: on request
Service is held every Sunday at 11
Visiting: donation

Katre Arula Artisan Shop

Design and handicrafts store
Workshops on request

Summe season: Mon-Sun 10-18
October: Tue-Thu at 10-18
Visitin: free of charge

Kersti Kangrukoda Artisan Shop

Design and handicrafts store
Workshops on request

Open on request
Visiting: free of charge

Tourist info and souvenir shop

Free brouchures about Põltsamaa and Estonia. Large variety of Põltsamaa souvenirs.

Oct-April: Tue-Sun at 10-18
May-Sept: Mon-Sun at 10-18
The shop is located in the gate building
Visiting: free of charge

Gallery of Craftsmen House

Interesting temporary exhibitions from Põltsamaa and all over Estonia.

Oct-April: Tue-Sun at 10-18
May-Sept: Mon-Sun at 10-18
Visiting: free of charge

Central-Estonian art gallery pART

Professional art exhibitions in the center of Estonia.

Mon-Sun 10-18
Visiting: free of charge

Art center

Glass and clay workshops, old tools. Workshops on request. The center operates together with Põltsamaa Art School.

Open on request
Visiting: free of charge

Rococo hall

The hall exhibits the rococa er of Põltsamaa castle and is an excellent place for seminars, birthdays and study programmes.

Max 36 seats
Open on request

Convent hall

Historical call surrounded by castle walls. A cosy place for birthday parties and weddings.

Max 90 seats
Open on request

Hall of Magnus

Cinema-type hall is suitable for seminars and concerts. Equipped with everything you need for a quality seminar.

86 seats
Open during visiting hours – you can watch a history movie about Põltsamaa. Entrance with a ticket.
Events on request.