Arvo Pärt Centre
Arvo Pärt Centre
Only 1.5 km walk away from LaSpa is Arvo Pärt Centre which combines the composer’s personal archive with an information and music centre. It is an open meeting place for musicians, researchers and music lovers—for anyone interested in Arvo Pärt’s music and the world of ideas.
Opening hours of the Arvo Pärt Centre
From October 1 to April 30, Wed-Sun 12:00–17:00.
From May 1 to September 30, Wed-Sun 12:00 – 18:00.
Guests are welcome to visit the café and the small exhibition area for children.
Adult ticket – 6 €
Discounted ticket (pupils, students, teachers, pensioners, press card and museum card owners) – 4 €
Family ticket (two adults and their underage children) – 12 €
Visiting the Centre is free of charge for children below 7 years of age, people with special needs and their accompanying person and ICOM museum card owners.
A guided tour for a group costs 45 €, in a foreign language 55 € (+ entrance fee per person).
Guided pre booked tours in Arvo Pärt Centre
Arvo Pärts Centre invites visitors to explore the Arvo Pärt Centre building and learn more about their daily activities and broader goals. By walking together through the Centre’s unique building, you will see what kinds of documents the Arvo Pärt archives hold and what they can tell us about the composer’s work. You will learn about the literature in the composer’s library, find out who has been the most significant interpreters of Arvo Pärt’s music for the composer himself, and why the building includes a chapel and a lookout tower.
The tour also allows visitors to glimpse some of Arvo Pärt’s manuscripts and listen to his music.
It is also possible to watch a short documentary film (20 min) about Arvo Pärt and his work.
Groups are requested to (up to 15 people) register in advance via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org
Group tour: tour in Estonian will be 45 euros. The cost of a group tour in a foreign language will be 55 euros. Each group member must also purchase their own individual ticket to enter the Centre (4/6 euros).
The tower of the Arvo Pärt Centre is open for visitors from spring
till autumn during the opening hours of the Centre. In 2022 it is
possible to visit the tower from May 4 to October 2. The elevator of the tower
can hold up to 8 people. The tower can be accessed with the ticket
of the Centre.