Starting from 24 March, visitors of Fat Margaret will see the new photo exhibition of the Estonian Maritime Museum. Previously unpublished photos show how the unique seaplane hangar of the Seaplane Harbour was turned into an unconventional maritime museum.
From 11 March, the bow gallery of the icebreaker Suur Tõll will feature an exhibition entitled ‘Enn Kaup, researcher of the ecology of Antarctic lakes (75)’. The exhibition was completed in co-operation between the Estonian Maritime Museum and the Estonian Polar Club.
The Estonian Maritime Museum opened two new exhibitions at the Seaplane Harbour. The exhibition Cabin-conversations with Johan Pitka takes you across the ocean to Latin America with the rear admiral. The exhibition Small Ships, Great Masters showcases the works of renowned Estonian model builders.
From 17 February, two new exhibitions will be available at the Estonian Maritime Museum at the Seaplane Harbour. The exhibition Small Ships, Great Masters is about introducing the building and craftsmen of ship models. The exhibition Cabin-conversations with Johan Pitka tells the tale of the rear admiral’s maritime voyages to Latin-America.
The Estonian Maritime Museum’s new exhibition about the history of submarines Kalev and Lembit opens at the Dock Museum in Barrow-in-Furness in the UK. The two submarines were built 85 years ago at the former shipyard of Vickers-Armstrong Ltd and launched in Barrow-in-Furness on 7th July in 1936.
On the 80th anniversary of the Battle of Juminda, the Estonian Maritime Museum opened the exhibition in the Seaplane Harbor “Hell on the Baltic Sea. Juminda Maritime Tragedy 1941 “. The exhibition, based on the stories of people and ships, was completed in cooperation with award-winning creators from the Estonian film world. “The tragedies of […]
As regards to the decision of the Government, the Fat Margaret and the Seaplane Harbour can be visited upon presenting the COVID certificates which involve proof of vaccination, proof of a negative coronavirus test result or proof of having had COVID-19. The requirement does not concern children under 18 years.
After easing the COVID-19 restrictions, the doors of the Fat Margaret Tower and the Seaplane Harbour of the Estonian Maritime Museum have been opened again in accordance with the applicable requirements. Both museum buildings will feature a new exhibition.
In order to prevent the spread of the coronavirus, the Estonian Maritime Museum’s Fat Margaret and Seaplane Harbour are temporarily closed since March 1. There is a playground in the outdoor area of the Seaplane Harbour, and museum ships can be viewed from the quay. The marina accepts ships. Café Maru, which is open on the second floor of the hangars, offers lunch on-site from Monday to Friday from 11 am to 2 pm and the possibility to order delivery to home or to the office.
On October 17, the exhibitions “Unseen Oceans” from the American Museum of Natural History and “The Baltic Sea in the World Ocean” from the Estonian Maritime Museum were opened at the Seaplane Harbor, Tallinn.
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The Estonian Maritime Museum will participate in this year’s national museum night on the evening of Saturday, May 20, with the Fat Margaret museum only. The Maritime Museum’s Seaplane Harbour closes its doors at the usual time at 19:00, and the Maritime Museum advises museum enthusiasts at night to head to Fat Margaret defense tower on the edge of Tallinn’s old town.
On the Day of Restoration of Independence, which is celebrated as a public holiday on 20 August, you are welcome to visit our museum from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Both at Fat Margaret and the Seaplane Harbour, you will find many memories of the restoration of Estonian independence, as well as of the efforts that preceded and followed it.
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