Citation Guidelines

Upon using materials of the Estonian Maritime Museum, you will have to cite the sources. Please use an applicable citation system for citing the museum’s publications.

For the Historical Objects Collection and Underwater Archaeology Collection, please use: museum reference (MM or Estonian Maritime Museum), accession number, collection reference (Aj e or Aa, respectively) and collection serial number, e.g.: MM 4/1 Aj e 466 or MM 2403/1 Aa 20.

The same system also applies to subcollections of the Historical Objects Collection:

The Textiles Collection (Aj t), e.g.: MM 675/2 Aj t 330

The Badges Collection (Aj mk), e.g.: MM 771/1 Aj mk 426/1

The Models Collection (Aj mu), e.g.: MM 54 Aj mu 4

The Ethnographic Collection (Aj ek), e.g.: MM 93 Aj ek 115

The Technical Equipment Collection (Aj mt), e.g.: MM 253 Aj mt 56

The Naval Weapons Collection (Aj mr), e.g.: MM 4864 Aj mr 20

The Watercraft Collection (Aj vs), e.g.: MM 13461 Aj vs 12

For citing the Documents Collection: name of the document and (between parentheses) museum reference (MM or Estonian Maritime Museum), accession number, collection reference (D) and serial number, e.g.: New York Estonian Workers’ Club membership card, issued to August Allemow (MM 439/1 D 3/1).

For citing the Photo Collection: museum reference (MM or Estonian Maritime Museum), collection reference (F), collection serial number and name of the photo, e.g.: MM F 11/1, ‘Taaliku sadam’.

For citing the Charts Collection: museum reference (MM or Estonian Maritime Museum), accession number, collection reference (Mk), collection serial number, name of the chart, and author or publisher of the chart, e.g.: MM 550/5 Mk 9/5, ‘Liivi laht’, published by Eesti Veeteede Amet.

For citing the Audiovisual Collection: museum reference (MM or Estonian Maritime Museum), accession number, collection reference (Av), the name of the archival, e.g.: MM 12339 Av, DVD ‘Tallinna Merepäevad 2009’.

For citing the Depot Library: author, title, place of publication, year of publication, page number, and (between parentheses) museum reference (MM or Estonian Maritime Museum), accession number, collection reference (Frk) and serial number, e.g.: O. Peterson, Merikaubandusõigus: õpperaamat merikoolidele (Tallinn, 1925), p. 20 (MM 576/8 Frk 1/8).

For citing the Art Collection: museum reference (MM or Estonian Maritime Museum), accession number, collection reference (K), collection serial number, author (use ‘Unknown author’ if the author is not known) and title, e.g.: MM 20 K 2, M. Mei, Aurulaev Storfürsten.

For citing the Printed Material Collection: museum reference (MM or Estonian Maritime Museum), accession number, collection reference (Tr), collection serial number, name of the printed material, e.g.: MM 852/1 Tr 5/7, a fish can label for ‘Tallinna kilud’.

For citing the Precious Metals Collection: museum reference (MM or Estonian Maritime Museum), accession number, collection reference (Aj v), collection serial number, e.g.: MM 1873 Aj v 1095.
For citing the Research Collection: the name of the object or archival, museum reference (MM or Estonian Maritime Museum), collection reference (TA), number, e.g.: correspondence (MM TA di 6).

News

Museum is closed

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.

13. March

Maritime Museum organizes an international workshop

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 digital […]

11. March

Video installation of harbours is open in the Seaplane Harbour

On March 6, an exhibition “Time Flies over Harbours”, dedicated to the 85th anniversary of the Estonian Maritime Museum, was opened in the Seaplane Harbour.

10. March

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