Seaplane Harbour (Estonian Maritime Museum)

The most exciting European museum is located in the Seaplane Harbour, where the exhibition in the historical seaplane hangars tells you stories from under the water, on the water and above the water.

The dignified icebreaker Suur Tõll stands by the pier; in 2014, it celebrates its 100th birthday. The ship has been restored to its original exterior and interior state. Laevaköök, which serves dishes from a 100-year-old menu of the ship's crew, is open during the summer months.

There's a wonderful view overlooking the Port of Tallinn from the Seaplane Harbour. You can end your day on the outdoor terrace of café Maru or in the nautical-themed museum shop.


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Vesilennuki tänav 6, Põhja-Tallinna linnaosa, Tallinn

Getting there

The Seaplane Harbour is located in Kalamaja, 15 minutes from the port and 20 minutes from the Old Town.
You can take bus No. 3 and trams no. 1 and 2 to the Linnahall bus stop.
On foot: take Pikk Street from the Old Town, pass the Fat Margaret and take the Culture Kilometre. From the port, head towards Linnahall and the Culture Kilometre. Take the Vana-Kalamaja Street from Balti Jaam and then turn to Küti Street. By car: drive to Linnahall, turn from Põhja Puistee to Suur-Patarei street and drive straight (but keep to the right). If you get completely lost, call us at +372 6200 550; we are happy to assist you!


  • Signposted
  • Sealed access road
  • By excursion bus
  • By public transport
  • By car

Stops nearby

Bus: Kalamaja, Linnahall
Train: Balti jaam
Tram: Põhja pst
Trolleybus: Balti jaam


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