The Bunker-Museum in Virolahti

Nov 28, 2019 9:44:08 AM

Visit Virolahti

Virolahti is a beautiful region with pure nature, the sea and interesting history. The area is located between the borders of East and West only 65 km from Kouvola. The Arktika event brings together Finnish and international bird lovers each year.

Bunker Museum Virolahti

A military history museum presenting the history of the Salpa Line fortification. Museum is part of the fortification line built during wartime in 1940-41 and 1944 to safeguard the eastern border of Finland. The permanent exhibition includes an indoor display of the wartime atmosphere and the reasons behind the construction of the Salpa Line as well as a 15-minute multimedia short film on the Salpa Line's history.

Virolahti - Bunker Museum© Marinella Himari

The outdoor museum area includes actual Salpa-Line fortifications amid Finnish nature. The museum is also the starting point for several hiking trails and you can hire fatbikes and GPS devices for geocaching. Greenbelt Nature Info Centre will opened soon.

Product information Bunker Museum Virolahti

  • Season: 01.04. - 31.10.
  • Duration: ca. 1,5 hrs.
  • Languages: English
  • Participants: min. 20 pax
  • Starting point: Virolahti Bunker Museum, Vaalimaantie 1318, Virolahti
  • Starting time: on request
  • Services (incl.): Guide
  • optional Services (excl.): Lunch, dinner, coffee etc. for groups by reservations; Guided nature tours on the theme of the movie "Unknown Soldier"; fatbike and GPS device hiring

Headerphoto © Marinella Himari

Contact: Visit Virolahti

Visit Virolahti
Miia Varri
PL 14, 49901 Virolahti
Tel. +358407107340

Destination: Kouvola Region

In Kouvola, the urban and the rural live side-by-side. The Kymi River winding through the region provides the local population and tourists with a setting for recreation, serves local forest industry companies and provides a unique landscape.
More about Kouvola Region »»

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