Parola Tank Museum
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Parola Armoured Vehicle Museum courtyard with the latest extension, Hall 2, on the left.
|Established||18 June 1961|
|Public transit access||Parola|
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.
Renault FT light tank (1917)
Finnish Vickers 6-ton tank (T-26E). This was upgunned during World War II with a captured Soviet 45 mm gun in a T-26 turret.
Panzerkampfwagen IV Ausf. J with Finnish roundel 1945-. Imported from Germany during WW2
Captured Soviet BA-10 in Finnish markings, registered as Ps.27-12
Captured Soviet BA-20 in Finnish markings, registered as Ps.6-11
Infantry fighting vehicles
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