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Admission with Museum Card

Virolahti Bunker Museum

A military history museum presenting the history of the Salpa Line fortification with both indoor and outdoor exhibitions.

"Salpaline starts from Virolahti" exhibition displays, for instance, the special features of fortification works in Virolahti. The exhibition contains extensive photographic material about the construction phase of the defensive line. The current situation, 60 years after the construction, can be examined from the photographs, which show items such as ferroconcrete bunkers and caves.

The fortification sites and guided hiking route of this outdoor museum are situated in easily accessible heath landscape near a bog. There are various gun and accommodation dug-outs, battle and communication trenches, stone antitank obstacles etc.

Café serves visitors during the museum opening hours.

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Museum contact details

Virolahti Bunker Museum
Vaalimaantie 1318, 49960 Ala-Pihlaja

040 710 7339 (museon aukioloaikana)

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Admission fees

Admission with Museum Card
Admission with Museum Card

7/4/15/0 €

Payment methods

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Tyky-Kuntosetelit + Kulttuuriin ja liikuntaan -seteleillä voi maksaa pääsymaksun.

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Opening hours

Mon 10:00-18:00
Tue 10:00-18:00
Wed 10:00-18:00
Thu 10:00-18:00
Fri 10:00-18:00
Sat 10:00-18:00
Sun 10:00-18:00

Open from June 1 to Aug 31 Mon-Sun 10am-6pm, in May and September Fri 10am-6pm, Sat 10am-4pm. For groups by appointment.

Guided tours

During the museum opening hours the guiding fee is included in the admission fee. Guided tours to the fortifications of outdoor museums usually begin on the hour. Outside the opening hours groups may also ask in advance a guide.

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