Infantry Museum

Mikkeli, Finland

The Infantry Museum, founded in 1982, is housed in three wooden barracks built in the 19th century. The exhibition includes 70 different military uniforms, 120 hand guns, 20 machine and light machine guns, 20 mortars and guns, and plenty of other military equipment. The exhibition is supplemented by a large collection of photos, also in colour, and scale models depicting the battles of Tuulos and Ihantala.

The task of the museum, maintained by the Infantry Foundation, is to collect, store, examine and put on display military material which has belonged to the infantry. The exhibits are either donations made by private individuals, or articles lent by the War Museum.

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Founded: 1982
Category: Museums in Finland
Historical period: Independency (Finland)

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Ivar Koslovski (7 months ago)
Small museum, but for military history buffs a most go.
Heki Mekinen (9 months ago)
Extremely interesting and beautiful museum. The owners obviously put a lot of effort in it and the prices are justifiable.Very recommendable when you visit Mikkeli. Friendly staff and free apples from the tree that tasted very good?
Ari Multamäki (2 years ago)
Nice location, lots of interesting stuff
Ari Multamäki (2 years ago)
Nice location, lots of interesting stuff
Mira Kautto (2 years ago)
It's interactive. Kids will like this!
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