Hiiumaa Military Museum

TAHKUNA KORDON, Tahkuna küla, Hiiumaa vald, Hiiu maakond

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The Hiiumaa Military Museum is located in the former Tahkuna board guard station. The museum's most significant exhibit is the collection of coastal defence artillery. This includes 180 mm, 130 mm, and 100 mm artillery guns. The outdoor exhibition includes armoured vehicles such as the BTR-70 and BRDM-2, ZIL-157, GAZ-66, and other cars, as well as a blast shelter, a border guard cutter, naval mines, an anti-tank gun, a watchtower of the border guard, and radar and radio masts. A marine radar is located in the main building of the museum, still in its original place. The exhibition also includes artillery shells, shell casings, helmets, caps and uniforms, communication gear, and civil defence equipment.

Times and prices

Tuesday–sunday: 10:00 - 18:00
Monday closed

16.09–14.05

Is open advance bookings only

  • Adult:

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    5 €
  • Pensioner:

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    3 €
  • University student:

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    3 €
  • School student:

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    3 €
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  • Adult:

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    5 €
  • Pensioner:

    from

    3 €
  • University student:

    from

    3 €
  • School student:

    from

    3 €
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  • Exact price to be clarified by service provider.

Features and amenities
Getting there

9 kilometres towards Tahkuna on Kärdla-Kõrgessaare highway. The museum is on the left on Tahkuna road, the signpost says "Militaarmuuseum 0,1" at the end of the road.

Access
  • Signposted
  • By excursion bus
  • By car
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Reviews
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ugn_l2016

ugn_l2016

Piles of military stuff but not so much info

There were a lot of military things in the museum. It was quite intetesting. However, we did not learn much and some things were not real (etc. Underground potatoe storage was represented as hideout...

Karina T

Karina T

Best military collection in Läänemaa

This museum has the best exposition of the military equipment that was used during the soviet time in the country. Very interesting collection that provide quite good overview of the clothes and...

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.

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