Aviation Museum of Karelia is located to Lappeenranta airport. In the year 2000 the museum was opened for public and it's upholded by South Karelia Aviation museum association. For those who are interested in aviation the museum is ideal place to visit. In addition to museum activity the association has erected several aviation monuments around South Karelia and one monument can even be found in Russia.The permanent exhibition features the following fighter planes of the Finnish Air Force: MIG-21 BIS, SAAB 35S DRAKEN, NIEUPORT 17, FOLLAND GNAT and FOUGA CM 170 Magister, the training plane SAAB91D SAFIR, the helicopter
Mi-8T, the sailplane Harakka (Magpie), and engines and salvaged wrecks.
Guided tours, a museum shop.
Open: 1 Jun–31 Aug weekdays at 12 am–6 pm.
Closed at Midsummer's eve and Midsummer.
Other times open by prior arrangement.
Admission: Adults €4, groups from €10.