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PHOTO GALLERY: The Maritime Museum awaits your visit to exhibitions about the voyages of Johan Pitka and Estonian ship modelling

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.

18. February

New exhibitions at the Maritime Museum: Estonian ship modelling and maritime voyages of Johan Pitka

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.

14. February

The Estonian Maritime Museum’s new exhibition at the Dock Museum (UK) celebrates the 85th anniversary of the launch of Estonian submarines Kalev and Lembit

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.

22. September

The Estonian Maritime Museum opened an exhibition of one of the world’s largest maritime tragedies

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 […]

09. September

The Estonian Maritime Museum is open for children and visitors with COVID certificates

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.

17. August

The Estonian Maritime Museum is now opened

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.

04. May

From March 1, the Maritime Museum is temporarily closed.

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. 

02. March

An exhibition on the oceans and the Baltic Sea was opened at the Seaplane Harbor

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.

20. October

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 organises an international workshop

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 […]

11. March

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One of the biggest cogs in Europe is now at the Estonian Maritime Museum

Last night, on 7–8 July, the second half of the Lootsi cog arrived at the Seaplane Harbour – the stern part and another middle part. The Estonian Maritime Museum will now commence work to display one of Europe’s largest ship wrecks in all its glory.

08. July

The first half of the Lootsi cog has arrived at the Seaplane Harbour

Last night, on 5–6 July, two parts of one of the Europe’s biggest cogs arrived from the construction site of Lootsi Street to the future shipyard square of Estonian Maritime Museum at the Seaplane Harbour.

06. July

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