Preservation and Study

The Estonian Maritime Museum aims at preserving and conveying knowledge that contributes to opening maritime history. The museum’s researchers and collection managers are engaged in gathering, preserving and studying maritime history, preparing exhibitions and participating in maritime-related research projects.

The Maritime Museum’s collection activities are based on the Estonian Museums Act and the Collection Programme.

The following topics of collection are prioritised by the Maritime Museum:

  • Works on board the ship and in port
  • Ports
  • Navigation/shipping lines
  • Shipbuilding/repairs
  • Maritime education
  • Everyday life of sailors
  • Maritime organisations
  • Expatriate Estonian maritime affairs
  • Events related to maritime history
  • Seaplaning
  • Naval affairs
  • Watercraft

Read more about the Maritime Museum’s collections policy HERE.
If you have an object, photo or memory to offer to the Estonian Maritime Museum, please contact RUTH RISTMÄGI, Head of Collections Management, by calling +372 680 7730 or emailing to ruth@meremuuseum.ee

News

The renovation project of Fat Margaret received support from Enterprise Estonia

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.

11. May

Anniversary postmark of the research vessel Mare

The postmark commemorating 50 years since the construction of the research vessel Mare of the Estonian Maritime Museum will be issued on 5 April.

05. April

Exhibition on 100 ships of Estonia

The exhibition ‘100 years on water. The ships of Estonia 1918–2018’ was opened in the Seaplane Harbour. It introduces 100 ships that played an important role in the history of Estonia, including sailing ships, steamers, warships, passenger ships, and cargo ships.

20. March

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+372 6 200 550
info@meremuuseum.ee
Vesilennuki 6, Tallinn

Lennusadam 10.00–19.00 (Mon-Sun);

Paks Margareeta CLOSED FOR RENOVATION. REOPENING 2019 AUTUMN

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