Estonian Maritime Museum

Estonian Maritime Museum, Tallinn

Estonian Maritime Museum
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This property is temporarily closed. Located in the cannon tower Fat Margaret, this four-story museum features more than 7,000 objects, 30,000 photographs and 15,000 documents all relating to Estonia's maritime history including ship building, navigation instruments, lighthouses, fishery and marine education.
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Darklov123
4 contributions
Recommend
Aug 2020
Interesting renovated museum. Good multimedia solutions. Was worth visiting and probably would visit again.
Written 9 December 2020
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Mikael F
Vantaa, Finland20,738 contributions
Great new museum
Jan 2020
After a two-year renovation, the medieval Great Coastal Gate and Fat Margaret Tower were converted to a museum that was opened in November 2019.

This museum provides interestingly a detailed look at the sea-faring aspect of Estonia’s history. The extensive exhibition covers four floors of the historic tower.

You can also access the tower's rooftop for a panoramic view of the Tallinn harbor and Old Town.
Written 28 January 2020
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Laura H
Jyväskylä, Finland164 contributions
Nothing compared to the Lennusadam. But great views
Dec 2019 • Couples
Great views at the roof top terrace! Place is not too big so won't take too much time and also suitable for kids. Well renovated and nice place in the old town, but still not even close as good as the spectacular Lennusadam.
Written 1 January 2020
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Helmuth G
Helsinki, Finland20 contributions
Recently renovated museum
Dec 2019
The Estonian Maritime Museum has been renovated and opened again just recently. Great location and well arranged inside with numerous ship models from different epoches.
Written 9 December 2019
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Sarah H
London, UK26 contributions
Unexpected gem! Great place for older children.
Sep 2019
We were staying nearby and were walking past the museum and decided to take a look. We ended up spending most of the day there. Our 11 year old son had a fantastic time with the many interactive activities available and we all enjoyed getting a look at the inside of the submarine. It is a very interesting building and despite its rather empty appearance there is tons to do and lots to see. We spent about 4-5 hours there and we didn't get to explore the ships outside. We did go on a weekday during the school term which meant it wasn't very busy and there was no wait for any of the activities.
Written 25 September 2019
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Michael Sinan Amir
Copenhagen, Denmark139 contributions
A must when in Tallinn Old Town
Apr 2019 • Couples
Absolutely stunning and charming! Enjoy the medieval atmosphere. The Russian Cathedral is less than 5 minutes away.
Written 23 April 2019
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SMI
Goa, India65 contributions
Well kept museum
Feb 2019 • Solo
This museum gives an idea of all the yachts, boats, submarine, history, and also how the city was protected in the past.
Written 13 February 2019
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Karen K
Tallinn, Estonia30 contributions
nice experience
Jun 2018 • Friends
On more floors, it gives you a nice introduction to the mercantile navigation history with pictures and parts of ships. Top floor nice terrace with view.
Written 16 January 2019
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Gul C
Ankara, Turkey236 contributions
Very İnformative museum
Jun 2018 • Couples
The building itself is the old tower called Fat Margaret. The exhibition is well presented and interactive. Can be interesting not just for adults but for teenagers too.The museum also has a roof top with a great view.
Written 28 September 2018
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plloader
King's Lynn, UK20 contributions
Put your best foot forward!
Sep 2018 • Friends
Interesting attraction showing everything from how water was pumped through the town to medieval torture equipment. Set over six floors so not a good one for those who find stairsvs problem.
Written 8 September 2018
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