Tour: the story of the Juminda naval battle

As we move through the Seaplane Harbour exposition, we will hear what events preceded the naval battle of Juminda and how the tragic night passed in the minefield. We will also hear the dramatic escape stories of the people who witnessed the battle and learn how sea mines work.

The tour culminates with the exhibition ‘Hell on the Baltic Sea. Juminda maritime tragedy 1941’. We will talk about the losses of the voyage and what we know about the battle today. Once the tour has ended, you may discover the exhibition on your own.

Duration: 30–40 minutes

For up to 20 people


Price: €45 in Estonian / €55 in other languages.

The price does not include admission to the museum. Children aged 8 and under are admitted free.

The tour can be ordered up to January 15th 2023


We also welcome you on the Day of Restoration of Independence

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.

18. August

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

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