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Winter War Museum Raatteen Portti

Raatteentie 2, Suomussalmi 89800, Finland
+358 40 0892192
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Really cool place to visit

Really breathtaking place to visit about winter war against soviet union. This is a must place to... read more

Reviewed 10 December 2017
506mattip
via mobile
Big part of Finnish history

A fine small museum about one of the most important battles in Finnish history for independence... read more

Reviewed 15 July 2017
LaThuile
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Espoo, Finland
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10 Dec 2017
“Really cool place to visit”
15 Jul 2017
“Big part of Finnish history”
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Raatteentie 2, Suomussalmi 89800, Finland
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+358 40 0892192
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Reviewed 10 December 2017 via mobile

Really breathtaking place to visit about winter war against soviet union. This is a must place to visit! Food is good and there is alot to see

Thank 506mattip
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Reviewed 15 July 2017

A fine small museum about one of the most important battles in Finnish history for independence. The exhibition is pretty small, but the items are beautifully presented and there is seeing from a child to an adult. There is at outside, a few armored tanks...More

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Reviewed 16 June 2017 via mobile

Very good narrative of the events before, during, and after the Winter War, particularly in the Suomussalmi area. Documentary w/subtitles available in several languages. The staff will set you us for the right language. The monument outside is really special too. The cafe is nice,...More

Thank nobo
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Reviewed 15 November 2016

A stopping memorial for those from USSR & Finland who perished here in winter 1939-40. Nice wartime museum surrounded by original battlegrounds.

Thank Andy63Merikarvia
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Reviewed 23 October 2016

This place has a very dark history. We visited in October 2016 and the museum was not open. However, we had read that there were walking tours around the monument, and we found 2 separate guided paths. However, the markings on trees were old and...More

Thank Ainom
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Reviewed 25 August 2016

You have to visit to understand what happened in Suomussalmi in 1939. And how the Finns ended up winning this David vs. Goliath battle with the Red Army.

Thank Tailgunner75
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Reviewed 7 July 2016 via mobile

We didn't pay to go into the Museums because we don't speak much Finnish and were told that most of the information was in Finnish. We really enjoyed driving by all the monuments and other war memorials all the way to Russian border (about 40...More

Thank MnHockeyGal
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Reviewed 6 July 2016

the 14 min film is very informativ and tells you about the Finnish winter war against the big Russia. There is a monument outside.

Thank matkamaija50
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Reviewed 29 March 2016

This museum is definitely worth the visit!! I strongly recommend you review some of the history of the Winter War (1939-40) and the Russian invasion with two full Divisions against a few hundred Finn soldiers, Border Guards, and Reserves who managed to stop the Russians...More

1  Thank billparker105
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