Artillery Museum of Finland

The Artillery Museum of Finland is situated on the banks of the beautiful Vanajavesi lake right next door to the old historic Häme Castle. The Museum is a special military museum dedicated to the history of the artillery from the 15th century to the present day. There are almost a hundred guns of different make from 13 different countries. The collection of Russian guns is the most exhaustive outside Russia. There are three stories in the main building exhibiting the military history of Finland. In the gun hall the most precious guns are on display and on the gun yard the funeral gun of the Artillery General V.P. Nenonen is among other guns. Special exhibitions building is by the gun yard.

The multimedia films shown at the museum will acquaintance you with the decisive battles fought by Finns during the wars of 1939- 1944. The films are also sold in the ticket office in English, in Swedish and in German and of course in Finnish.

For current visiting hours, please visit the website of the museum.

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