Estonian War Museum

Advisory commitee

The advisory committee of the Estonian War Museum – General Laidoner Museum is an advisory working group to the Minister of Defence, consisting of experts on military history, national defence and museology. 

The advisory committee participates in establishing the main lines of action regarding the museum’s activities, funding and development.

Head of advisory committee
Kristjan Prikk,  Estonia´s Ambassador to the United States

Deputy head of advisory committee
Tõnu-Andrus Tannberg, professor of Estonian history at the University of Tartu, director of research at the National Archives, academician, PhD in history

  • Ago Pajur, associate professor of Estonian history at the University of Tartu, PhD in history
  • Indrek Tarand, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, director of the War Museum 2005-2009
  • Jaak Pihlak, director of Viljandi Museum, MA in history
  • Margus Kastehein, entrepreneur 
  • Margus Laidre, diplomat, PhD in history 
  • Peeter Tali, Deputy Director of NATO Strategic Communications Centre of Excellence Riga, Colonel
  • Anu Rannaveski, Director of the Defence Service Department, Ministry of Defence
  • Susan Lilleväli, Director of the Strategic Communication Department, Ministry of Defence
Estonian War Museum - General Laidoner Museum  Mõisa tee 1, 74001 Viimsi, Harju County 

Phone: +372 621 7410, +372 621 7418; email: info(at)

Open We-Su 11-18, the exhibition of heavy artillery (300 m from the museum, Vehema tee 1a, Viimsi) from May until October Fr-Su 11-18