Opened in 1989, the Border Museum is located in the Immola Barracks. The museum houses a permanent exhibition which traces the history of Finland’s frontiers and that of the Border Guard itself. The exhibition also gives an insight into the life and work of border guards during the period following Finland’s independence (in 1917), in times of both war and peace.

The museum is open in summer, and at other times by prior arrangement.

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Kivikatu 1, Imatra, Finland
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Founded: 1989
Category: Museums in Finland
Historical period: Independency (Finland)

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Heimo Kovanen (12 months ago)
Modest little museum
Jari Hartikainen (2 years ago)
A magnificent museum of border guards and guerrillas .....
Juha Saari (2 years ago)
Lots to see and received great instruction on objects, book time to explore, parking facilities good
Tarja Toiviainen (2 years ago)
Nice things in place.
Matti Sauvala (3 years ago)
When you go to Immola or Imatra, visit the Border Museum. Our guide was a motivated and knowledgeable person. A good and comprehensive account of border control in independent Finland, linking co-operation between the armed forces and the police when necessary. Abundant artefacts + planned extension of the museum.
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