Armoured Vehicle Museum

Hämeenlinna, Finland

Parola Tank Museum, officially Armoured Vehicle Museum displays various tanks, armoured vehicles and anti-tank guns used by the Finnish Defence Forces throughout its history. A rare exhibit is an armoured train used in World War Two. A few kilometers away from the museum is also the Armoured Brigade. The museum was opened June 18, 1961, when there were 19 tanks and 12 anti-tank guns on display. Also Leopard 2A4, the latest tank in the Finnish Defense Forces is displayed.

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Founded: opened 1961
Category: Museums in Finland
Historical period: Independency (Finland)

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4.4/5 (based on Google user reviews)

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Antti Helin (12 months ago)
Interesting museum of Finnish military history with a large exhibit space on three floors and outside.
Nano Asikanius (2 years ago)
Really eye-opening exhibition about many things about war. Surely worth a visit or two!
Dan Airinen (2 years ago)
Highly recommended for Military History enthusiasts
Timo Juntunen (2 years ago)
All interesting stuff from the history of war on Finland. Heavier equipment outside on the field.
Johannes Groth (2 years ago)
A lot of tanks and information from the winter war and the other finland-ussr war. Price was alright and overall a good museum.
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