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Cavalry Museum

Cavalry Museum displays the history of the Finnish cavalry. Museum is located in the oldest building in Lappeenranta fortress. The paintings tell the history of the Hakkapeliittas (the Finnish cavalry). The Museum is also showing old uniforms, guns and photos. The oldest gun in the Museum is from 18th Century. The cavalry was very important when the Finnish was battling for independence. The one wall in the Museum is devoted to the Winter and Continuation War and from the map you can see all the commissions that belonged to the cavalry.

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Cavalry Museum
Kristiinankatu 2
Tel. +358 (0)5 616 2257


Lake Saimaa, Purest Finland Regional Council of South Karelia Centre for Economic Development, Transport and the Environment Rural 2020 The European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development: Europe investing in rural areas
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