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The museum is excellent for history buffs, lots of information about Finland in the WWII located in the actual wartime army headquarters.
The upstairs museum is a traditional history museum with some artefacts, plenty to read and with some audiovisuals, too.
The museum has two...More
During the Winter and so called Continuation Wars in 1939-40 and 1941-1944, the headquarters of the Finnish were located in Mikkeli. The Commander-in-Chief. Marshal Mannerheim, and his staff were accommodated in the Central Elementary School. Teachers' room was converted into an operations room. Worthwhile to...More
It was good to brush-up the Finnish war-time history and how the headquarters was operated. There was quite a bit to read and see. Obviously more interesting to me than to my wife who got bored fast. It is good to reserve at least one...More
The museum offers a glimpse of the wwII life in Finland and some unique artefacts. The bad thing is that most of the interesting texts aren't translated and those that are, are placed in one place in each room instead of following the exhibition like...More
If you are interested in the war time history this museum gives a thorough insight of Finland's involvement in the second world war. Lots of information, material and videos. A little hard to concentrate with the overlapping noise from the rooms.
This little museum tells interesting history of Finland.
Years of faith and commitment 1939 - 1945. History of World War II, what it ment for Finland.
Headquarters of our army located in this little town, Mikkeli, during the war.
Every Finn should visit here to...More
A must for every visitor to Mikkeli: HQ Museum full of Finnish war history with Marshall Mannerheim. Take time to visit every room and sit down for the excellent video presentation. Especially for history lovers and for everybody willing to understant the modern Finland.
This building was Central Elementary School which was emptied from pupils and reserved to HQ of the Finnish Army. The HQ of Finnish Defence Forces was distributed to different areas and buildings around Mikkeli but this schoolbuilding was the heart of it. This is a...More