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12.09.2020

The Cavalry Museum, Lappeenranta

The Cavalry Museum is located in the oldest building in Lappeenranta, built in 1772 as a guardhouse in the southernmost part of the fortification. Turned into the Cavalry Museum in 1973, the building has been undergoing reconstruction over the past few years, during which it was converted into the was restored with care and respect for its long history.

On the other hand, the exhibition, which opened in summer 2019, has been completely modernized to meet the needs of today's visitors.
It presents the history of the Finnish cavalry in a wider and more diverse way than ever before. Narratives play In the exhibition you will see articles about the cavalry of both times.
War and peace, not forgetting the cavalry's best friend, the horse. Cavalry Museum offers a fascinating and informative museum experience, telling in detail about the chapters of Finnish cavalry history.

The Cavalry Museum is located in the oldest building in Lappeenranta, built in 1772 as a guardhouse in the southernmost part of the fortification. Turned into the Cavalry Museum in 1973, the building has been under reconstruction for the past few years, during which it was was restored with care and respect for its long history.

On the other hand, the exhibition, which opened in summer 2019, has been completely modernized to meet the needs of today's visitors.
It presents the history of the Finnish cavalry in a wider and more diverse way than ever before. Narratives play In the exhibition you will see articles about the cavalry of both times.
War and peace, not forgetting the cavalry's best friend, the horse. Cavalry Museum offers a fascinating and informative museum experience, telling in detail about the chapters of Finnish cavalry history.

 

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