The House of the Brotherhood of Black Heads

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The House of Blackheads is one of the most stunning pieces of built heritage in Tallinn’s Old Town. In medieval times it housed Tallinn´s wealthiest merchant and artisan guilds, the Brotherhood of Blackheads and St Olaf’s Guild. It has through all the centuries been fashionable and contemporary (despite different rulers/owners). The most spectacular rooms in the building are the White Hall (1532), which was the first renaissance-style hall in Tallinn, and the two-naved gothic St. Olaf´s Hall (1422). There is no other Renaissance building in Tallinn preserved so well to our days. The House of the Blackheads now mainly serves as a stylish venue for receptions, concerts and other formal events.

Name of Hall Theatre Class Board Reception Banquet Area (m²)
White Hall + 3 lounges 220 118 400 200 430
St. Olaf`s Guild Hall 100 60 180 100 200
Fraternity Hall 80 50 150 60 134
Fraternity Room 50 15 40 20 58