Winter War Museum

The Winter War exhibition tells about Suomussalmi before the Winter War, evacuation preparations, the impact of the bitterly cold winter on the course of the war, the fate of the Red Army, the valuable spoils of war Finland gained from Raate Road and the conditions to which people returned after the war.

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4 January – 9 January 2020 (12 noon – 4pm)

17 February-8 March (12 noon-4pm)

12.3.14.3 and 15.3. (12noon-4pm) 13.3. (12noon-9pm)

Summer season 11 May – 18 June (10am -5pm)
19 June CLOSED
20 June – 16 August (10am -6pm)
17 August – 30 Septemberber (10am -4pm)
1-25 October (12 noon – 4pm)

Open for groups at other times by arrangement.

Kanttiini Päämaja

Kanttiini Päämaja café and restaurant is a great place for the visitor to take a break and enjoy freshly-made coffee and mouth-watering cakes and savouries baked on the premises. The interior design of the café reflects the ambience of by-gone years and is a place where visitors can leave military history behind them and relax under lace lamps.

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Majatalo Karhun Pesä

Majatalo Karhun Pesä hostel makes an ideal base from which to explore the landscapes, wilderness and experiences in the vicinity of Raate Road and Suomussalmi. We are also pleased to cater for conferences and celebrations. Just get in touch with us!

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