Exhibition
 Admission with Museum Card
 

Border, Raappana, Rukajrvi

Parppeinvaara poem village, Ilomantsi

  • 1.6.2012–31.12.2023

This Border Generals Cabin functioned as the command post and lodging of Major General Erkki Johannes Raappana at the Rukajrvi front in Russian Karelia during the war years 1941-1944.

 

Raappanas forest soldiers engaged in a successful defensive war in the great wilderness of Karelia during the Winter War and the Continuation War.

The Border Generals Cabin and its exhibitions tell the story of a man who was the commanding officer of the border guard detachment in North Karelia, but also known for his love of dogs and the wilderness.

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Opening hours

Mon Closed
Tue Closed
Wed 12:00-16:00
Thu Closed
Fri Closed
Sat Closed
Sun Closed

In winter 1.9.2020-31.5.2021 on Wednesdays at 12-16. In summer open daily, June and August 11-17, July 10-18