Welcome Reception. Wednesday, May 20th: Energy Discovery Centre:
The Welcome Reception will be held at the Energy Discovery Centre on Wednesday 20th May 2020. www.energiakeskus.ee/en
The Energy Discovery Centre is a science centre based in the former Tallinn power plant that seeks to motivate children to study science. In order to achieve this, the Centre has over one hundred exhibits, which allow kids to safely study and test physical phenomena. Visitors are encouraged to discover the surrounding environment themselves.
The centre offers schools the opportunity to diversify their science classes with the programme including many workshops. The unique environment of the old and imposing power plant is an ideal place to explain how electricity works and how it is generated.
The Energy Discover Centre is run by SA Tallinna Tehnika- ja Teaduskeskus (The Tallinn Technology and Science Centre Foundation), which was established in 1999 by the City of Tallinn, Tallinn University of Technology, Eesti Energia AS and AS Tallinna Soojus. For the first ten years the name of the organisation managed by the foundation in the old power plant was the Energy Centre, in 2009 it was renamed the Energy Discovery Centre. The Centre’s renovation project started in 2012 and the new Energy Discovery Centre opened its doors to visitors on 13 June 2014.
Address: Põhja pst 29, 10415 Tallinn, Estonia
Conference Dinner. Friday May 22th: Seaplane Harbour, Estonian Maritime Museum
The Conference Dinner will be held at Seaplane Harbour, Estonian Maritime Museum on Friday 22nd May 2020. www.meremuuseum.ee/lennusadam/en
The Estonian Maritime Museum is the institution for collecting, preserving, studying and presenting Estonian maritime culture (maritime history). Its mission is to promote knowledge about, respect for and love of the sea.
The Museum was founded in Tallinn on the initiative of former captains and sailors in 1935. During its long history, the museum has moved on a number of occasions and since 1981, its main exhibition is located in the 500-year-old Fat Margaret tower in Tallinn Old Town. In May 2012, the Maritime Museum opened another exhibition place at the Seaplane Harbour.
Today, the Maritime Museum is one of the largest museums in Estonia, and the most popular one — particularly thanks to the Seaplane Harbour exhibition.
The Seaplane Hangars at the Seaplane Harbour accommodate the Lembit submarine, built in 1937 by the British Vickers–Armstrongs shipyard; a Short 184 seaplane; the Maasilinn ship (i.e. the oldest sunken ship discovered in Estonia’s waters); and numerous other genuine items, like sail ships, boats and naval mines. Besides that, there are the MARU restaurant and a museum shop, cinema rooms, simulators, children’s area and much more. In parallel with the permanent exhibition, the museum offers various seasonal exhibitions on maritime affairs or maritime history.
Address: Vesilennuki 6, 10415 Tallinn, Estonia