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.
An aquarium at the Seaplane Harbour now hosts the underwater photography exhibition ‘The Underwater World of Shipwrecks’ by Aire Eder. The aquarium exhibits 26 underwater photos of shipwrecks in Estonia, Norway, Cyprus, Croatia, and Egypt.
Enterprise Estonia (EAS) announced supporting the application of the Estonian Maritime Museum for adding a family-centred attraction to the building complex of Fat Margaret.
The postmark commemorating 50 years since the construction of the research vessel Mare of the Estonian Maritime Museum will be issued on 5 April.