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

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

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