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|
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Parola Tank Museum, officially Armoured Vehicle Museum (Finnish Panssarimuseo) is a military museum located 110 kilometres north of Helsinki in Parola, near Hämeenlinna, in Finland. It displays various tanks, armoured vehicles and anti-tank guns used by the Finnish Defence Forces throughout its history. A rare exhibit is an armoured train used in World War II. A few kilometers away from the museum is also the Armoured Brigade. The museum was opened June 18, 1961, when there were 19 tanks and 12 anti-tank guns on display.
Also Leopard 2A4, the latest tank in the Finnish Defense Forces is displayed.
An Automitrailleuse à chenilles Renault FT modèle 1917, on display
Finnish Vickers 6-ton tank with 37mm Bofors, on display.
Finnish Vickers 6-ton tank (T-26E), on display. This tank was upgunned with a captured Soviet 45 mm gun in a T-26 turret during the war.
A T-26, Ps.163-16, on display.
A T-26, Ps.163-33, on display
A Soviet T-50, on display
A Soviet T-60, on display
A Soviet T-70, on display
Panzerkampfwagen IV Ausf. J with Finnish roundel 1945-. Imported from Germany during the WW2
The captured Soviet BA-10 in Finnish markings, registered as Ps.27-12
The captured Soviet BA-20 in Finnish markings, registered as Ps.6-11
Humber Pig, on display at the museum
BMP-1, on display at the museum
- Parola Tank Museum Finland 2009 芬蘭帕羅拉坦克博物館 パロラ戦車博物館. YouTube.com. 19 September 2010. Retrieved 30 March 2015.
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- "Panssarimuseon kesä 2011" (PDF). Panssarimuseo.fi. Retrieved 2015-05-16.
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