Hiiumaa Military Museum

The museum managed by the Hiiumaa Military History Society is located in Tahkuna. The crown jewel of the exposition is the BB-316 cannon barrel from the Tahkuna Kukeraba battery. The museum exposition covers Hiiumaa’s coastal defence structures, armaments, and ammunition. In a barracks atmosphere, visitors can examine surveillance and communications equipment. There is a reconstruction of a border strip in the yard.
The armament collection is still modest. In the diesel house, there is a generator ready to start up. Simple fuel drums also comprise a collection: a riveted drum from the beginning of the last century, from the German Wehrmacht and Finnish Lentojoukut, as well as a Russian armament oil drum.

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  • Piia E Piia E
    Military things from Soviet occupation times

    There has a lot of military equipment and transport. Good place to military things and history lovers.

  • Derettens Derettens
    Better than average - good but....

    Any thoughts of institutions like the Imperial War Museum in London - forget! This is local. The best display is inside the small museum building which shows the military history of the locality from...

  • kahru kahru
    Interesting

    visited with our friends and being interested in the Cold war thought this place might be of interest. It proved to be a great place to visit much of the information is in Estonian and the maps etc...


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