Southwest Coast attractions

Museum in Southwest Coast

Sõrve Visitor Centre

For all the money that's clearly been spent on this whiz-bang centre in Sääre's old lighthouse-keeper's residence, it's not particularly interesting – for non-Estonian speakers at least. Displays are split over seve…
Museum in Southwest Coast

Sõrve Military Museum & Natural History Museum

Based in the old Soviet border guard barracks, this ramshackle museum showcases military detritus, much of which was gathered from the surrounding battlefield. Arguably more interesting than the collection itself ar…
Memorial in Southwest Coast

Tehumardi Night Battle Monument

On the night of 8 October 1944 a gruesome battle took place in the coastal village of Tehumardi between retreating German troops and a Soviet Estonian Rifle Division. The horror defies belief: both armies fought bli…