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Parola Tank Museum

Hattulantie 334, Parola 13720, Finland
+358 40 7355434
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Great place for small boys (and even bigger boys)

Really big and spectacular tank museum. There are probably about 100 tanks in the museum, some of... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
LaThuile
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Espoo, Finland
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An easy 1 Hour trip from Ylojari (Tampere) as traffic was good. Our boys (10 & 12) were immediately... read more

Reviewed 7 July 2017
Familyof4_2Boys2014
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Calgary, Canada
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Hattulantie 334, Parola 13720, Finland
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Really big and spectacular tank museum. There are probably about 100 tanks in the museum, some of which are in the outdoor area. There is also one special tank (T-26 from year 1933) in the museum, the only surviving tank of that type in the...More

Thank LaThuile
Reviewed 7 July 2017

An easy 1 Hour trip from Ylojari (Tampere) as traffic was good. Our boys (10 & 12) were immediately engaged in all the museum had to offer. Every item in the collection had translations in English, Swedish and Russian. There were two vehicles boys could...More

1  Thank Familyof4_2Boys2014
Reviewed 24 October 2016

A paradise for those who like armory and the smell of old gunnery. Very interesting, extensive and rare exhibition. So many armoured equipment, that one will forget the time, when exploring the devices, texts and pictures. The museum gives a creditable view of the Finnish...More

Thank VikingOlaf
Reviewed 31 July 2016

If you wish to see tanks and more tanks visit Parola Tank Museum. There is two indoor areas and an outdoor area. Some of the tanks are in really good shape and some not so much. I think it's still an interesting museum to visit....More

Thank niinan2
Reviewed 29 July 2016

OK, I am biased, because back in the days I was in the Army in Parolannummi, which is about 2km from Tank Museum. So this place is important part of my history, bit also important part of Finnish history. Many of the tanks outside are...More

1  Thank Halkidis
Reviewed 2 July 2016

I last visited the museum in 1978. It has moved and it has improved. Well worth making the effort to visit the museum. If you can also visit the near by Artillery Museum then make a day of it. Lots of interesting exhibits which are...More

1  Thank MadRicho
Reviewed 13 June 2016

Museum fee is 7,5 euro. But most outside tanks are not good shape at all. Tanks which are inside are almost side by side, so you can't take decent photos. Also it's weird that museum crew said 3 time that remember that you can't ever...More

1  Thank Adolf H
Reviewed 8 June 2016

Excellent old and new tanks inventory. This is museum, where I can see old Russian T-34 tank and also new Russian T-72 tank ( Similar like in Syria now ).

Thank Pekka L
Reviewed 21 March 2016

As a former officer and a tank lover I was extremely surprised to find such a great collection of rare tanks in Finland. Most of the tanks are pre-war built, so it is extremely to find them in these days. The majority of military vehicles...More

1  Thank Saag77
Reviewed 16 February 2016

Parola Tank Museum is certainly one of a kind when it comes to specialised warfare museums in Scandinavia and Northern Europe. The sheer amount of tanks, including few extremely rare or indeed unique, and other armored vehicles is stunning for such a small place, but...More

Thank KarriAnttila
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