01.03 - 31.08 E-P 11.00-18.00
01.09 - 28.02 T-P 11.00-18.00

Ice Age Centre

Ice Age Centre

Ice Age Centre is a theme park meant for the whole family – a place where you can get an interactive idea of the history of the Universe and our future. Ice Age Centre is a unique visiting centre in the Baltic States – you will see life-sized pre-historic animals and how the Estonian and world nature was formed.

A tourist attraction in Tartu county, Estonia, which is fun to visit with family, friends or bigger groups of people – everyone will find something exciting. Ice Age Centre is located in the heart of Vooremaa, next to beautiful lake Saadjärve – an area well-known for the ice age and for Estonian Kalevipoeg legends.

Ice Age Centre was named the Best
Tourist Venue of 2012

The purpose of the Ice Age Centre exposition is to offer its visitors hands-on experience with:

  • Origins of ice ages and their effect on the landform and biota of the earth, Estonia and Vooremaa on the background of a wider geochronological scale and evolution of the Universe

  • Development of Estonian nature and human settlement after the last ice age

  • Causes of and research on climate changes





Educational programs

Educational programs

  • Nature education programs for students

  • Environmental trainings for adults

  • Recreational programs for everybody

  • Raft trips on the Lake Saadjärv

Information on programs and trainings:
info@jaaaeg.eeor ☏ 5911 3318


Ice Age Center Café

Ice Age Center Café

Café is open in the Ice Age Centre from Tuesday to Sunday from 11 AM to 6 PM (except on holidays and special events).

We offer filling sandwiches, salads, delicious baked goods, ice cream, coffee and soft drinks.

You can rent the café room (up to 40 people) and the seminar hall (up to 60 people) for small events. We provide group catering for seminars (coffee breaks, lunches, dinners), school and tourist groups and parties. For the summer-time raft rides (up to 25 people) you can order a picnic basket from centre’s café .

The café’s terrace is also open in the summer season, facing Lake Saadjärv.


info@jaaaeg.eeor ☏ 5911 3318


Summer at Ice Age Center

Summer at Ice Age Centre

In summer period, shorter and longer nature study trips departing from the Ice Age Centre can be taken on the picturesque Lake Saadjärv. The raft captains are the guides of the Ice Age Centre who tell exciting stories about the nature of Saadjärve, formation of Vooremaa and deeds of Kalevipoeg.

The raft is a unique water vehicle on plastic floats with the length of 13.5 metres and width of 6 metres. The raft seats up to 25 persons at a time. There are tables and chairs on the raft. The raft is partially covered with a roof for the protection against light rain.

Information on programs:
info@jaaaeg.eeor ☏ 5911 3318





Saadjärve 20, Äksi, 60543 Tartu maakond

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