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Fat Margaret: Skip The Line Ticket

Learn the history of Estonia's maritime past

Audio guide: English, Estonian, Finnish, Latvian, Russian
Wheelchair accessible
Live guide: English, Russian
Provider: Estonian Maritime Museum
Registered address: Vesilennuki 1, 10415, Tallinn, EE
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Entrance to Fat Margaret Tower and the exhibition inside
Entrance to Seaplane Harbour
  • See archaeological artifacts dating back to the 14th century and learn how maritime trade worked centuries ago
  • Marvel at a huge 20-meter long shipwreck – a medieval cargo ship – the hull of which remains in good condition
  • Look at detailed, cross-sectional models of old Estonian sailing ships and the instruments used to navigate

Tallinn's society and economy have been shaped by the sea for centuries. At the Fat Margaret cannon tower, you can learn about medieval shipping from the 16th century right up to the present day, through hundreds of unique artifacts.

You'll also have the chance to see a medieval shipwreck known as the cog which remains in impressive condition. Learn about the Hanseatic trade network that benefited Estonia – from sails to steam power, you can find it all inside.

Use digital displays to see how busy maritime traffic is in the 21st century, and put yourself in the shoes of a sailor and solve navigation puzzles to see if a life at sea is for you.

You'll also be able to hear first-hand tales from the seas from sailors who have served on Estonian ships and browse through documents that date back to the 19th century.

Show your smartphone ticket at the entrance.

Saturday 10:00 - 19:00
Sunday 10:00 - 19:00
Monday 10:00 - 19:00
Tuesday 10:00 - 19:00
Wednesday 10:00 - 19:00
Thursday 10:00 - 19:00
Friday 10:00 - 19:00
Fat Margaret
Pikk 70, 10133, Tallinn
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  • Cancellation is possible until 24 hours before your visit date.
  • Rescheduling is possible until 24 hours before your visit date.

Ratings & reviews

1 verified customer review
Jekaterina,  Finland Finland
15 Nov 2022
Очень интересное и красивое место. Сложно было найти парковку и на это ушло 40 минут 🙈 в зоне старого города парковаться нельзя но информации об этом нигде нет!
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