Discover Finland's military and defence force history with a visit to Suomenlinna island's Military Museum

The exhibition at the Military Museum’s Manege Finnish Defence Forces 100 Years at War and Peace portrays the wars Finland has fought during its independence: the Civil War in 1918, the Winter War in 1939–40, the Continuation War in 1941–44 and the Lapland War in 1944–45. The exhibition continues in the adjacent building, telling the story of the Finnish Defence Forces in the post-war period up to the present day.

Highlights

  • Multilingual multimedia exhibition presentations
  • Real-life historic military artefacts
  • Military uniforms through the ages

Don't Miss

  • Three exhibition halls 
  • Historic armaments including16th-century guns as well as modern guns, cannons, a tank and a horse-drawn canteen and an anti-ship missile
  • Try on a soldier's uniform

How to get there:

- Boat from Market Square (Kauppatori)

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FULL LIST OF ATTRACTIONS INCLUDED

9 May - 31 December
Monday 11.00 - 16.30
Tuesday 11.00 - 16.30
Wednesday 11.00 - 16.30
Thursday 11.00 - 16.30
Friday 11.00 - 16.30
Saturday 11.00 - 16.30
Sunday 11.00 - 16.30

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Address:

Iso Mustasaari, Suomenlinna, c 77

Telephone:

+353 (0) 299 530 261