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: €35 in Estonian / €45 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 5th 2023


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