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

Opening times during the Festive Season

Due to the festive period, we do have some exceptions in our opening times.
During Christmas, we are closed on December 23rd and 24th. As a special gift to our visitors, we are open on some Mondays, December 30th and January 6th.

16. December

Estonian Antarctic expedition calls into London and Cambridge

On the occasion of celebrating 200 years of discovery of Antarctica, the Estonian popular scientific expedition on their way from Kronstadt, Russia to Antarctica calls into London and holds a joint public forum with the Scott Polar Research Institute in Cambridge.

02. September

Estonian Antarctic expedition reaches Oslo

On August 7 an Estonian sailboat, ‘Admiral Bellingshausen’, will stay at Aker Brygge Marina, Oslo, and is open for visiting. At 14:00-18:00 PM a forum “Polar exploration then and now” takes place at the Fram Museum.

05. August

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+372 6 200 550 (Mon-Fri 9-17), except on national holidays
info@meremuuseum.ee
Vesilennuki 6, Tallinn

Lennusadam :Tuesday to Sunday 10.00-18.00; Closed on Mondays

Paks Margareeta OPENING 29.11.2019 AT 10.00

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