The highly interactive Seaplane Harbour, literally, has 'tonnes' of reasons why it's the most popular museum in Estonia. This modern museum is housed in architecturally unique seaplane hangar, which includes structures that were part of the Peter the Great Naval Fortress between 1916-1917. The authentic submarine Lembit from the 1930-s, the century-old steam-powered icebreaker Suur Tõll at the marina, a copy of Short 184 seaplane and many other life-sized exhibits are on display here. You'll get a chance to take part in maritime history, as well as interact with many hands-on exhibits. Audio guide in 10 languages available. Until January 19, 2020 a temporary exhibition by Dutch multimedia artist Saskia Boddeke, called 'Sex & the Sea', is on display. The exhibition is about sailors' desire and yearning and, it also includes original Estonian historical material. Second temporary exhibition '1944 - THE GREAT ESCAPE' is on display until June 30, 2020. It is an audio-visual exhibition about twists of fate and escaping across the sea, connecting intriguing stories of people who set sail from different parts of Estonia in a dash for freedom.
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After two years of renovation, the Estonian Maritime Museum has finally reopened. Some pretty fabulous additions have been made to the fascinating new permanent exhibition, including a 700 year old shipwreck, something which you certainly won’t see an