Estonian EU external border programme



Name of Lead Beneficiary

Estonian War Museum – General Laidoner Museum


Foundation Vaivara Sinimäed

Thematic objective

TO1 Business and SME development

Start date: 01.07.2023

End date: 31.12.2023

Duration: 6 Months 0 Days

Specific area

Increasing SME development and entrepreneurship by fostering cross-border business contacts and the development of services and products

Programme co-financing

200 138,68 EUR

Total budget

222 376,32 EUR


Northeast Estonia
North Estonia

Contact email

[email protected]

Project status

Ongoing (6)

MilHer - ER200

Improved socioeconomic competitiveness of  Ida-Virumaa and Harjumaa achieved through an improved WW II military heritage focused tourism product and enhanced understanding of WW II and Estonian military past by linking the two ends (Vaivara and Viimsi) together by developing the exhibitions dedicated to the common era both museums address (WW II), elaborating interactive tourism route between the two locations and to work out a tourism brochure, giving an sample overview of the events in WW II in Ida-Virumaa, Harjumaa, in-between and in Estonia in general. 

A new, moveable exhibition “People and fates”, information kiosks in VSS, information stands, transportation of the T-34 tank to the technical exhibition hall in VSS, new and improved exhibitions, interactive tourism route, tourism brochure.

Project photo by Sven Zacek.