Military Museum of the Karelian Isthmus – Private Museums of Russia

Military Museum of the Karelian Isthmus




Leningrad region

Contact information

Vyborg, Ul. Krepostnaya, building 26

Tel: +7 (921) 945-69-91

E-mail: bair@war-museum.ru

www.war-museum.ru

Operating hours

Winter schedule (the 10th of November – the 1st of May)

Saturday, Sunday: from 12:00 to 20:00

Summer schedule (the 1st of May – 10th of November):

Wednesday-Sunday: from 12:00 to 20:00

Monday, Tuesday – weekend

The ticket office closes at 19:00

Ticket price

Ticket with a tour–300 rubles

Preferential – 100 rubles

The ticket office closes at 17:00

Founder of the museum

Bair Klimenovich Irincheev

Founded

2013

About museum

The creation of the collection for the museum began in 2000 and continues up to this day. The exposition of the museum – the personal collection of the museum director Bair Klimentievich Irincheev. Most of the finds in the collection from the battlefields – given as gifts from the search teams and citizens.

The museum’s exposition includes about 500 finds from the battlefields, uniforms items and equipment of the Red Army and the Finnish Army (about 200 pieces), models of small arms and ammunition from the war (safe guns), propaganda leaflets from the 1939-1940 and 1941-1944 war period(about 100 leaflets), the newspapers of the war years (about 100 newspapers), books of the war years (about 200 books), and about 3,000 authentic photos of the war years.