Raatteen portti ("Raate Gate") is a memorial and museum for those Finnish and Russian soldiers who battled and died in Suomussalmi during Winter War in 1939. The exhibition consists Finnish and Russian weapons and uniforms, photographs and soldiers´ belongings. There is also a multimedia of the Raate battle fields, a scale model of the Raate Museum Road and the Winter War Monument.


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Founded: 1939
Category: Museums in Finland
Historical period: Independency (Finland)


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dgenor (16 months ago)
Very nice museum and an outdoor trail, if you're into war history. The monument outside is beautiful. Very friendly staff at the cafe.
Juhana Nieminen (17 months ago)
This was very interesting museum! Definitely worth while a visit.
T S (Chaps85) (18 months ago)
Nice museum which gives a detailed picture of the local war history.
Kai Löf (20 months ago)
The gate (museum) was closed but all the surrounding were astonishing! Five star if could have entered the museum, too
Tiia Manninen (2 years ago)
Good selection of interesting souvenirs. Awesome customer service, the staff were really nice and polite.
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