In the framework of the memorial conference “The Heritage in 21st Century Europe of the Crimes Committed by Communist Regimes” organized by the Estonian Institute of Historical Memory in cooperation with the Ministry of Justice of the Republic of Estonia in the framework of the Estonian Presidency in the Council of the European Union the exhibition “Communism in its Time” is to be opened in the Maritime Museum gunpowder magazine (Uus st. 37). The exhibition was ordered by the German Federal Foundation for the Study of Communist Dictatorship in East Germany (bundesstiftung-aufarbeitung.de) and created by the historian Dr. Gerd Koenen. The exhibition posters are in Estonian and English. There are posters about Estonia added to the exhibition, compiled by the Estonian Institute of Historical Memory. In the exhibition there is a chance to watch the newest video stories of the Kogu Me Lugu project (kogumelugu.ee).
The exhibition is open from August 24 until the December 1 Wed-Sun 9AM-4PM and it is free of charge.
On 28 January, Eesti Post presented the postage stamp block ‘Discovery of Antarctica 200. Estonian–Russian joint issue’ at the Seaplane Harbour.
Kersti Kaljulaid, President of the Republic of Estonia, who is currently in Antarctica, was contacted by phone.
Due to the festive period, we do have some exceptions in our opening times.
During Christmas, we are closed on December 23rd and 24th. As a special gift to our visitors, we are open on some Mondays, December 30th and January 6th.
On the occasion of celebrating 200 years of discovery of Antarctica, the Estonian popular scientific expedition on their way from Kronstadt, Russia to Antarctica calls into London and holds a joint public forum with the Scott Polar Research Institute in Cambridge.