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Estonian Maritime Museum

Pikk 70, Tallinn 10133, Estonia
+372 641 1408
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Fascinating location to tell tales of the sea

In many ways the best thing is the building itself a huge sixteenth century artillery tower with... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Polyolbion A
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Oxford, United Kingdom
Good place to visit with a panoramic view of Tallinn

This is located in the entrance of the old town and we almost missed it because it did not have... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
vic10101
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Manila, Philippines
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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 good37%
  • Average17%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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Pikk 70, Tallinn 10133, Estonia
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+372 641 1408
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Reviewed 1 week ago

In many ways the best thing is the building itself a huge sixteenth century artillery tower with great views from the roof, which also has a small cafe, indeed the tower itself is rather under explained. During our visit there was a temporary exhibition on...More

Thank Polyolbion A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is located in the entrance of the old town and we almost missed it because it did not have large signs. It has an entrance fee and has about four storeys of displays about the Vikings, archeological diggings of coins, and the modern maritime...More

Thank vic10101
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The museum is designed well to highlight the architectural features of Fat Margaret tower, with its thick stone walls and small windows. It is bigger on the inside than you might think, with three floors of displays. The lower floor includes a display about the...More

Thank Expially D
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The museum is located in Fat Margaret and the displays are on different floors. The exhibits are excellent and very interesting to see.

Thank Adventurers049
Reviewed 12 June 2017 via mobile

You gotta walk up a few levels but every level have interesting exhibitions to see and read about. There are alot of ship models, tools, a little look into a ships😞..hmm..front board...cockpit? 😊 Anyway..nice.

Thank Hirlsa H
Reviewed 10 June 2017

Housed in a particularly rotund and capacious tower of Tallinn's medieval city walls, the Estonian Maritime Museum is dedicated to an important thread of this seafaring nation's history. However, it is not all uniformly interesting. By far the best part is devoted to the Viking...More

Thank Raymond W
Reviewed 8 June 2017

The Estonians know how to restore their old buildings and bring history alive. This is a relatively small museum but well worth a visit just to see the building. There is a roof top cafe with great views.

Thank John P
Reviewed 6 June 2017

You can learn about history of Estonia and also about Vikings. A lot of ship models and any kind of things about sea history. Friendly staff. Entrance: 6€/adult and free under 9 yrs old children. From roof You can have nice pictures or enjoy ice...More

Thank Mari S
Reviewed 2 June 2017

The viking treasures exhbition was rather interesting. The permanent one didn't have much English translations. But the roof bar offers a good view of the city.

Thank Klaas R
Reviewed 1 June 2017 via mobile

this museum is located well.Near many other museums and attractions. inside is an option of a big or small tour.the museum has a lot of models and interactive play.there is also a rooftop cafe.

Thank guptaratika
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