Welcome to Finnish Defence Forces' Photograph Archive. At our archive, you can order images for research purposes, publications etc.
The Defence Forces' Photograph Archive is on display and images can be browsed in the Military Museum's customer service areas. If you would like to visit the photograph archive, please make an appointment beforehand.
You can order digital files of photographic material. Images are transferred either via email or on CDs. Paper prints are not available.
One image costs €7. If the image is going to be used in a commercial publication, we charge an additional copyright fee of €40/image. Images downloaded off SA-kuva.fi are free of charge.
Place your orders and send inquiries to email address kuva-arkisto.sotamuseo(at)mil.fi
Defence Forces' Photograph Archive
Visiting address Maurinkatu 1, 00170 Helsinki
Telephone +358 299 530342 (Tue–Thu)
Note! From 21 August–26. September 2017 limited capacity to respond to photograph enquiries and requests.
Pictures of the Defence Forces nowadays
It is the Defence Forces Shared Service Centre´s responsibility to take and distribute pictures of the Finnish Defence Forces as they are today.