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Great Coastal Gate and Fat Margaret's Tower

Address: Pikk tn 70, Tallinn | Show on map
Telephone: (+372) 641 1408
Fax: (+372) 641 1414
Website: http://meremuuseum.ee/en/paks-margareeta External link
E-mail: info@meremuuseum.ee
Method of payment: Card payment, Cash

Great Coastal Gate and Fat Margaret's
Tower were built to protect city from the seaside, but also to impress quests arriving by sea. Great Coastal Gate that was built at the same time with the city wall, is located on the north part of the Old Town of Tallin, not far away from the port. In the 16th century, during the reconstruction of the gates, Fat Margaret's artillery tower was built nearby. Today there is a Sea Museum in Fat Margaret's tower, where You can see an exhibiton about the history of Estonian maritime and fishery. From the roof of the tower there is a fine view over the port and Old Town.

Times and prices


Monday–sunday: 10:00 - 18:00
Adult: from 5 €
Family ticket: from 7 €
University student: from 2 €
School student: from 2 €


Tuesday–sunday: 10:00 - 18:00
Monday: closed
Adult: from 5 €
Family ticket: from 10 €
University student: from 3 €
School student: from 3 €

Exact price to be clarified by service provider.


  • Exhibition
  • Souvenirs
  • Site lighting
  • Viewing platform
  • Toilet


  • ISIC
  • For students
  • Tallinn Card


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