The Estonian Maritime Museum’s mission is to collect, preserve and research the diverse and multifarious material about Estonia’s maritime history and culture, and present it to the general public.
We aim our activities at increasing people’s knowledge about, respect for and love of the sea.
We want to carry on meeting the modern expectations and needs as a memory institution that in addition to collecting, preserving and researching Estonia’s cultural heritage also contributes to education and offers impressions to domestic and foreign guests, thereby highlighting Estonia as a destination of culture tourism.
In April 2017, the Estonian Maritime Museum began to operate as a foundation and be the leading museum in the maritime field.
Our next major investments will be in renewing the Fat Margaret exhibition, which dates from 1981, and renovating the staff building and quay of the Seaplane Harbour.
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.