Estonian Maritime Museum, Tallinn

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Discover Estonia's significant seafaring history at Estonian Maritime Museum. The museum is housed in Fat Margaret, a Tallinn defensive tower built in the 16th century as the largest part of the city's fortifications. Exhibits focus on different aspects of Estonia's relationship with the sea, including ship building, shipping, and the lighthouse industry. Climb to the top of Fat Margaret for a sweeping view of the old city and Tallinn harbor. Don't miss the outdoor display of historical ship anchors in the courtyard. Take a look at our Tallinn trip builder website to schedule your visit to Estonian Maritime Museum and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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  • Interesting renovated museum. Good multimedia solutions. Was worth visiting and probably would visit again.  more »
  • 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....  more »
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