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The exhibition "From autonomy to Atalanta - an exhibition on Finnish military history" on the Military Museum's Manege presents the history of Finland's defence forces and Finnish soldiers as well as wars involving Finland from the 17th century to...more
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Suomenlinna | C 77, Helsinki 00190, Finland
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice war museum with Impressive displays and lots of information. Tickets: €7/4 (adults, children 7-17 yrs/students/retirees). You can visit also Submarine Vesikko with the same entrance ticket.

Thank George A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This museum is included on the Helsinki Card. The museum is like a large hangar full of World War 2 memorability and a history of the conflict in Finland. It was interesting to see some of the camouflage designed for the artic conditions. Allow around...More

Thank HolidayForUs
Reviewed 21 July 2018 via mobile

This little museum is worth visiting if you are on the island-especially if you have a Helsinki Card. Exhibits are interesting but descriptions are mostly in Finnish.

Thank Zosia B
Reviewed 16 July 2018

We were on a bit of a tight schedule when visiting suomenlinna so couldn't give everywhere as much time as possible, saying that, this was probably where we spent most of the time. Although a small museum there was plenty of Finnish military history to...More

Thank Steviefull
Reviewed 29 June 2018

Military Museum's Manege (Sotamuseon Maneesi) consists of two buildings in Suomenlinna Island Fortress. The exhibition tells about Finnish war history. If you are interested in military history, this may be "the must" sight for you. I didn't like it so much.

Thank JariJK
Reviewed 4 January 2018

We were visiting Suomelinna and stopped in to this small military museum. What a gem! We spent quite a while here tracing the history of the military conflicts which Finland has faced. Don't skip the computer displays - they add so much to the history...More

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Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

Unless you have the Helsinki card or a major war buff I wouldn’t tell people it’s a must see. Nonetheless the museum has interests artefacts covering 20th with artillery and uniforms. 10-15 minutes and you’ll be done.

Thank DublinWelcomesAll
Reviewed 5 September 2017 via mobile

This a smallish museum on Suomenlinna island which depicts the struggles of a small country to remain independent throughout the last few hundred years of European history. I liked it as is was well set out, well explained and you could move through all the...More

Thank Max C
Reviewed 28 June 2017

Since its independence in 1917 Finland has struggle for 35 years against foreign enemies. The Military museum shows a little of all conflicts they were involved. There are several pieces of equipment in great condition, a British tank, cannons, a torpedo, etc. Kids and adults...More

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ritubl64, Curator at Military Museum's Manege, responded to this reviewResponded 3 July 2017

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Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

I'm not a huge military fan but am interested in history, especially when I visit a new place or a new country. The military museum provides a basic overview of the Finnish military involvements throughout history from the early eras to recent time (the world...More

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