Visitor Centre of Lahemaa National Park

Lääne-Viru County, Lahemaa National Park
Lahemaa National Park Visitor Center is located in the former stable and coach hall of Palmse Manor. Here you can visit the exhibition and watch the slideshow of the oldest and biggest national park of Estonia. Information materials on recreational opportunities in the region are available. Recommended for all visitors!
PhoneMaire Vendt, communication manager
+372 329 5555; +372 523 9295
Opening hours02.05. to 15.09. Mon - Sun 9.00-17.00
16.09. to 30.04. Mon - Fri 9.00-17.00 except on public holidays
Type of objectVisitor Centre
Parking facilitiesParking area on the other side of the road.
  • Exhibition of Lahemaa National Park
  • Lahemaa National Park 50 - Storytelling History
  • Cinema hall / auditorium for 70 people to enjoy the 17 minute slide programme "Nature and Man": text by Rein Kuressoo, music by "Oort" (in Estonian and English with Finnish, German, Russian and French subtitles)
  • Information materials about Lahemaa, Lääne-Viru County and other regions (the prise of RMK maps is 0,10 eur)
  • Local crafts sold
  • Conference hall for 70 is available for rent.
    Prices: 20€ per hour or 130 € per day 9-17.
    Reduced rates  for several consecutive days available on prior agreement.
Camping facilities Võsu campsite (8,5 km)
Outdoor fireplace Võsu campsite (8,5 km)
Wheelchair accessibility Wheelchair access in the vistor centre, inva toilet
Water Tap water during the opening time of the Visitor Centre. Water is sold also in the local shop over the road.
Hiking options Palmse manor park,
Ojaäärse forest trail close-by
SightsThe exhibition "Lahemaa - Man and Nature", Palmse Manor, Prehistoric Art Centre
Additional information Before going on a nature walk please read the Environmental code of conduct (freedom to roam), rules of conduct and waste-sorting policy
Restrictions Th visitor centre is situated in Lahemaa National Park, view the restrictions on visiting here. Additional information from the Environmental Board: +372 662 5999,
LocationPalmse, Haljala Municipality, Lääne-Viru County
Object no 1 on the national park map
Driving directionsDrive Tallinn Narva road (E20) 73 km, turn to Võsu, Palmse direction to Viitna–Koljaku road and drive 7 km. The Visitor Centre is next to Palmse Manor, opposite the Palmse bus stop. 
Geographic coordinatesLong-Lat WGS 84
latitude: 59.512749
longitude: 25.954768
L-EST 97 x: 6598847.6 y: 610665