From Autonomy to Atalanta

Sotamuseon Maneesi Suomenlinnassa. Kuva Puolustusvoimat.

The exhibition "From Autonomy to Atalanta" is closed for good from 1 November 2017 onwards. A new exhibition will open in spring 2018.

In the exhibition "From Autonomy to Atalanta" in the Military Museum´s Manege the visitor can almost with a single glance see Finnish military history from bronze cannons to an anti-ship missile.

  • Background information is presented in several languages on panels and in multimedia presentations.
  • In the heavy armaments' section you will find, among others, guns from the 16th century as well as guns, a tank and a horse-drawn canteen from Finland's previous wars, and an anti-ship missile .
  • The third part contains a long show case with some twenty models of soldiers spanning from a soldier of "Vanha Väki" (Finnish conscript army from the 19th century) to a 21st-century peacekeeper.

You can even try on a soldier's uniform and see how well you do in making a soldier's bed.

Näkymä Sotamuseon Maneesin näyttelystä. Kuva Sotamuseo.

Opening Hours

The exhibition is closed. A new exhibition will open in spring 2018.


Tutustu Autonomiasta Atalantaan -näyttelyn esineistöön (An overview of objects in the exhibition)
Suomenlinnan merilinnoituksen viralliset sivut (the official website of Suomenlinna Fortress)