Military Museum of Finland

Permit Services

Sukeltaja miinalaiva Ladogan parkassin hylyllä. Kuva Sotamuseo.

Exporting cultural objects

The Military Museum offers its expertise in national export permits for cultural objects.

Inquiries: sotamuseo(at)

Diving permits

The Military Museum handles applications for diving permits for sunken warships that are the property of the Finnish Defence Forces. The Military Museum oversees permits together with the National Board of Antiquities, the Navy and the Border Guard.

Inquiries: sotamuseo(at)


Information about the exporting of cultural objects on the webpages of the Finnish Heritage Agency

Underwater cultural heritage in Finland