Entry to the Rummu Quarry

How can I buy an entrance ticket?
Tickets to Rummu Quarry can be purchased at the entrance or online from here.

Can I visit the Quarry throughout the year?
The season at Rummu starts on June 1st and ends on August 31st. If weather permits, we will open the gates in May and will extend the season to September. For out-of-season visits, please call or write us.

Is there an entrance fee?
Yes there is (buy ticket here). Tickets can be bought at the gate (cash/bank card) or online. You will receive a wristband when entering the territory.

Why should I buy a ticket?
We will reinvest the money from ticket sales to develop the Quarry further, so that all visitors will be able to enjoy their time here, a clean beach, use restrooms, visit the café, hike to the ash-mountain and keep the territory clean.

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Photo: Magnus Heinmets
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Visiting Rummu Quarry

Can you swim in the Quarry?
You can swim in the Quarry on your own responsibility. Please stay inside the designated swimming area. It is strictly forbidden to climb or jump off the structures in the lake.

Can you climb the ash-mountain?
You can climb the ash-mountain on your own responsibility. Please note that the mountain has no guard-rails and the slopes are steep. Be extremely cautious when taking pictures and with children.

Can I take my dog to the Quarry and the prison tour?
Yes, you can take your dog, on a lead, to the Quarry and the tour.

How can I enjoy scuba diving or other water sport activities?
For scuba diving, SUP tours and boat rides, please contact our friends: Rummu Seikluskeskus or Paekalda Puhkekesus.

Can I use a restroom on the Quarry territory?
Yes, four restrooms are located next to the café.

Do you sort trash?
Yes. Recycling bins are located next to the café and you can dispose of any trash in the respective bins.

Can I drink water from the taps next to the restrooms?
Water coming from the tap is not drinking-safe. Please bring your water with you or buy it at the café.

Visiting Murru prison

How can I visit Murru prison?
The prison has regular guided tours. You can choose between an in person tour or a tour with an audio guide. The duration of both tours is approximately 1.5 hours. Ticket can be bought from here.

What if I want to have a tour of the Murru prison with family/friends/colleagues?
We are very happy if you want to enjoy the tour with your own group. Write to us and we will find a suitable time and solution for your private tour.

Can I just walk around the prison territory without a guided tour?
Access to the prison territory is only allowed with a guide or an audio guide. The territory is big and has a variety of buildings and structures. Many of them are derelict and neglected prison buildings not safe for walking around alone.

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