forum called Two Polar Jubilees to celebrate 125 years from the birth of polar captain Karl Jõgi, and 90 years from the polar expedition of Umberto Nobile and its rescue. The forum is dedicated to Vello Park, President of the Polar Club in 2003–2014, who passed away last week. A speech will be given […]
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.
The underwater archaeology experience room will introduce you to the fascinating underwater world through large interactive projected screens and U-Cat, Estonia’s very own underwater robot. For the Maritime Museum, maritime archaeology has been one of the most important areas of research for decades. 2018 marks the passing of 40 years since the first studies were […]
On 24 March 2017 we are going to open an exhibition about search and rescue titled “MAYDAY.MAYDAY.MAYDAY”. In the wee hours of 16 November one of the most important exhibits already arrived to our premises: the rescue helicopter MI-8.
Polar Space, an exhibition featuring projects and models of future polar stations, will be open in the Seaplane Harbour from 10 March to 3 April 2016.
There will be events of the theme year in each season, including much of interest for tourists: both for children and adults, for those seeking more intimate cultural experiences and those preferring to enjoy cheerful and crowded festivities. The programme and the event calendar, updated continuously, are available at www.merekultuur.ee in Estonian, English and Russian, and […]
For 15 years already, theme years have been organised by the Estonian Ministry of Culture to focus public attention on a specific cultural sphere. In Estonia, 2016 is the Year of Maritime Culture, dedicated to maritime-related traditions and customs, the art of living by and with the sea.
From November 9 to 13 museum plane simulator area is closed for repair work.
The road works at Kalaranna Street are finished. Our visitors can now access the Seaplane Harbour more conveniently than ever before, using an asphalted street.
Regarding to the SEB Tallinn Marathon Tallinn City Tour buses do not work on 13 September 2015.
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Due to the state of emergency in the country the museum is closed until May, 1 2020, if not reconsidered sooner. All events during this time period are postponed or cancelled.
POSTPONED International workshop “Opportunities in digital exploration of medieval shipwrecks” will be held in Tallinn, Estonia on 22-23 April 2020. The workshop will be based on a recent find – a medieval cog, unearthed from Tallinn and currently exhibited at Fat Margaret. The aim of the workshop is to discuss, in a practical manner, the […]