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September 14-17, 2023 Kohtla Mining Museum, Estonia


Klubi Eesti Karavan is very pleased to invite you to the largest caravan rally in Baltics.

THE 28TH CARAVAN RALLY “Autumn days of the miners”

September 14-17, 2023 Kohtla Mining Museum, Estonia

The program includes exciting underground excursions, many activities and a lively cultural program. The main performer is the Estonian rock group The Tuberkuloited and legendary artists Boris Lehtlaan and Reet Linna. Children’s program for kids. There is much to discover in the Kohtla Mining Museum complex. Underground experiences are guaranteed!

Foto: Eesti Kaevandusmuuseum


______________🍁 THURSDAY 14/09
11-21 The gate is open (there is a phone number on the gate if you arrive later)
19White House tour and stand-up show “The Life of a Miner” (limited number of seats)
00Good night

______________🍁 FRIDAY 15/09
11-19 The gate is open (there is a phone number on the gate if you arrive later)
12Bike ride in the former workers’ settlement 10 km, meeting at the White House
19:30Miners’ Fall Days opening and parade, gathering at the White House
22Estonian rock band The Tuberkuloited 
00Good night

______________ 🍁 SATURDAY 16/09
10-12 Fair / Lotto sale
12White House tour and stand-up show “The Life of a Miner” (limited number of seats)
15Children’s program
16Miners’ Big Dance Party, with artists Boris Lehtlaan and Reet Linna (outdoor stage, take your own seat!)
17LOTTO winnings
21:15Big Show
21:45Lotto consolation prizes
DJ  ´90’s
00Good night

______🍁 SUNDAY 17/09
10 Closing the rally and lowering the flag



Underground excursion with a guide on Thursday, Friday and Saturday (duration 1 hour). You can choose a suitable tour time on the registration form at the end of the article.

Foto: Eesti Kaevandusmuuseum

Underground tours of the mine are available at an additional cost. Ticket 17€ adult, 10€ child.

NOTICE. When coming to the mining museum, wear comfortable clothes and closed shoes. In the underground passageways, the temperature is +6 to +8 degrees all year round, and water can drip from the ceiling. Therefore, every visitor is equipped with a warm jacket and a helmet for the duration of the tour.

Stand-up SHOW “Tales of mining life” and TOUR OF THE WHITE HOUSE

Foto: Eesti Kaevandusmuuseum

In the old administrative building, you can go back to the year 1980 and see the conditions under which both mine managers and unskilled workers worked. The performances, along with the White House tour, take place on Thursday and Saturday. Entrance €5 (payment on site in cash).

  • Relaxation in SAUNAS. 4 steam saunas and 3 hot tubs on trailers. Women’s sauna in the White House (with shower).
  • ACTIVITY. The old quarry area is well suited for light exercise. A skateboard park and a 1.6 km asphalt track are located near the mining museum. 
  • Adrenaator.ee offers exciting adventures for groups. You can choose a career safari (up to 19 people €300) or a boat trip (up to 10 people €250, further €15/in (up to 19 people). Make a team and book at www.adrenaator.ee!
  • Upgrade the mining machines and see the permanent exhibition at the Enrichment Factory. You can find more information about the mining museum at www.kaevandusmuuseum.ee
  • FOOD. Catering by local meat master Lammas ja Roos and Cafe of the Mining Museum. Cocktails are served by self-service drink machines of Taptales.
  • HAIRDRESSING TRAILER. Family hairdresser, payment in cash. FB/rebasesaar
  • CHINESE MASSAGE at the White House. Hiina Tervisekeskus OÜ. Thu 16-20 / Fri 10-19 / Sat 10-19 // Price: 30 min €35, 60 min €50. Up to 2 customers at a time. Call or SMS to make a reservation +372 50 11128 (ENG)
  • ADDITIONAL ACCOMMODATION. Mining Museum Hostel Kaevandusmuuseumi Hostel. Contact 00 372 3324017 or info@kaevandusmuuseum.ee


The participation fee is €85/crew for club members, €100/crew for non-members. From September 4, the participation fee is €105/crew.

The participation fee must be paid immediately after registration (payment instructions will be sent by e-mail after registration).

If you cancel your participation up to and including September 4th, 100% of the participation fee will be refunded, if you cancel after September 10th or if you do not participate, 50% of the participation fee will be refunded.

The participation fee includes:

  • caravan parking from Thursday to Sunday
  • entertainment program
  • joint activities (bike tour)
  • the use of saunas

On-site clean water filling, chemical toilet emptying, toilets, dirty water can be dumped on the grass in the caravan parking area. There is no possibility to use a shower.

ELECTRICAL PLACES are limited. Electric places only on the basis of prior booking. There is no payment on the spot. If you need electricity, contact info@eestikaravan.eu.


  • CHECK-IN. The entrance is open on Thursday from 11 am to 9 pm, on Friday from 11 am to 7 pm. The gates are closed at night.
  • CARAVAN GOODS FAIR. On Saturday, the caravan accessories fair “Your old one is another’s new” will take place. All participants are invited to sell and buy caravan goods. Trading place on the fairgrounds. Bring your own table or picnic blanket to display your goods (limited number of tables on site). Participation is free.
  • GREY WATER OUT. Please come with an empty waste water tank if possible. The grey water tank can be left open in the caravan parking area.

Bring to the event:

  • clothing suitable for the weather. A proper miner still penetrates and a puffer jacket, a helmet and a headlamp come in handy in the dark.
  • cash
  • bike and helmet (reflective vest recommended) for a bike ride!
  • food and drink (local trade has limited options). The Mining Museum cafe and Lammas ja Roos offer catering on site.
  • …. and of course a good mood and a happy mind 🙂


The caravan rally is a good opportunity to meet friends, make new acquaintances, share experiences and have a good time. Bring your family and friends and we’ll meet at the Mining Museum!

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