Parola Tank Museum

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Parola Tank Museum
Panssarimuseo
Parola Armoured Vehicle Museum Hattula Finland.jpg
Parola Armoured Vehicle Museum courtyard with the latest extension, Hall 2, on the left.
Parola Tank Museum is located in Finland
Parola Tank Museum
Location within Finland
Established 18 June 1961 (1961-06-18)
Location Parola, Finland
Coordinates 61°02′31″N 24°20′39″E / 61.04194°N 24.34417°E / 61.04194; 24.34417
Type Military museum
Public transit access Parola
Website www.panssarimuseo.fi

Parola Tank Museum, officially Armoured Vehicle Museum (Finnish Panssarimuseo) is a military museum located 110 kilometres north of Helsinki in Parola, near Hämeenlinna, Finland, a few kilometres from the Finnish Army Armoured Brigade training unit. It displays various tanks, armoured vehicles and anti-tank guns used by the Finnish Defence Forces throughout their history, including their latest Leopard 2A4 tank. A rare exhibit is an armoured train used in World War II. The museum was opened on June 18, 1961, when there were 19 tanks and 12 anti-tank guns on display.

Light tanks[edit]

Medium tanks[edit]

Heavy tanks[edit]

Special tanks[edit]

Assault guns[edit]

Armoured cars[edit]

Infantry fighting vehicles[edit]

Modern vehicles[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ [1] Archived August 15, 2011, at the Wayback Machine.
  2. ^ "Panssarimuseon kesä 2011" (PDF). Panssarimuseo.fi. Retrieved 2015-05-16.