The Seaplane Harbour, Estonian Maritime Museum and Cafe Maru in Tallinn, Estonia 4 004
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The Seaplane Harbour of the Estonian Maritime Museum (Lennusadam) is an interactive museum with plenty of activities and hands-on exhibits for kids. Among the most prominent showpieces are: a British-made submarine from the 1930's called Lembit, a century-old icebreaker Suur Tõll (that came through two world wars), a seaplane called Short 184, a medieval sailing-ship raised from the bottom of the Baltic Sea (the oldest ship found in Estonia), and much more. Kids can dress up and take pictures in navy costumes, ride simulators (at no additional cost), fly paper airplanes and navigate toy ships. The museums holds various temporary exhibits. There are also a children's corner with drawing tools, an aquarium, and an outdoor playground.
The museum's Cafe Maru serves beverages, full meals and deserts, welcomes families with kids. The Seaplane Harbour museum offers birthday party programs for kids and adults in a number of languages: Estonian, English, Russian, Finnish. There is a museum shop with gifts and souvenirs. Free parking is available.
Photo review of the Maritime Museum in Tallinn, Estonia. The Lennusadam used to be a hydroelectric airport in Tallinn on the shores of the Gulf of Tallinn, it is a unique reinforced concrete hangar for seaplanes. Inside, visitors can visit a cinema hall, see an aquarium, as well as some yachts, boats, coastal defense weapons and more. The main exhibit of the museum is the Lembit submarine, in which visitors are allowed to climb in and walk through.
Attractions and kids entertainment in Tallinn: the following is a review of various places of interest that you might well consider visiting in Tallinn with your children. All of the attractions listed in this review are open to visitors year round and the prices are valid as of February 2013.