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Estonian Maritime Museum

Pikk 70, Tallinn 10133, Estonia
+372 641 1408
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A must see!!!

This is a comprehensive history of Estonian sea and navy developments including shipping and trade... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
CATTSAR
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Provincetown, Massachusetts
EXCELLENT AND MOST INFORMATIVE

great museum very well laid out and informative you must be able to do stairs tho lots to see and... read more

Reviewed 12 November 2017
weller_katrina
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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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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.
  • Excellent41%
  • Very good38%
  • Average16%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“ship models” (8 reviews)
“rooftop cafe” (6 reviews)
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Pikk 70, Tallinn 10133, Estonia
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+372 641 1408
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Reviewed 5 days ago

This is a comprehensive history of Estonian sea and navy developments including shipping and trade, war and defense. There are great displays of nautical equipment and its evolution of development and use. This is surely of great venue for anyone with nautical and historical interests.  The...More

Thank CATTSAR
Reviewed 12 November 2017

great museum very well laid out and informative you must be able to do stairs tho lots to see and tells the history of the tower well

Thank weller_katrina
Reviewed 28 October 2017

The Estonian Maritime Museum is a varied collection of model ships and paints a picture of Estonians maritime history on the Gulf of Finland. It is housed on multiple levels.

Thank Delbe M
Reviewed 21 October 2017

Inside the Fat Margaret Tower on four levels with the option to go right to the top to view the Old City. Worth spending time if interested in maritime history.

Thank Rosemary W
Reviewed 5 October 2017

This museum is a most see in Old Town, walking distance from the cruise ship terminal and nestled in a tower of the old city wall, greatly curated and with a lot of ancient history and the relation between the sea and the Nordic countries,...More

Thank Jose M
Reviewed 5 October 2017 via mobile

This is by far the most boring museum I’ve ever been to, and this is coming from someone whose trips are mostly comprised of museums. If you have a deep interest in boats and maritime history, you might enjoy it, but I just don’t. I...More

Thank Daniel H
Reviewed 1 October 2017

Since I didn't enter the museum, I cannot ssy what are exhibited there, but just looking the outside is nice to see.

Thank Nobuko F
Reviewed 9 September 2017

You can get a ticket to this museum combined with the Seaplane museum (which is a must visit) and the extra is only about 5 euros for a family, so well worth doing (especially since you can visit on a different day). Fat Margaret tower...More

Thank Chris P
Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

We upgraded our family admission ticket to Lennusadam (Maritime museum at Seaplane Harbour), to also include admission to this museum at Fat Margaret tower. The price difference was not huge, I think 5 euro or so. You also, don't have to visit Fat Margaret on...More

Thank shine_on_you
Reviewed 17 August 2017

An interesting museum with some really good viking exhibits, but also asa you climb the stairs the past comes forwards through the ages to the modern maritime landscape of Talinn. Worth the climb for the view from the top if nothing else.

Thank AMASheffield
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