Estonian War Museum

The Defence League room

The Defence League is a voluntary militarily organised national defence organisation, established in 1918 and restored in 1990. Its affiliated organisations are the Women’s Home Defence (Naiskodukaitse) and the youth organisations Young Eagles (Noored Kotkad) and Home Daughters (Kodutütred).

The Defence League room contains a Defence League tent used in field training along with interior equipment and mannequins in full gear. The exhibit is accompanied by a film on the history and current activities of the Defence League.

Estonian War Museum - General Laidoner Museum  Mõisa tee 1, 74001 Viimsi, Harju County 

Phone: +372 621 7410, +372 621 7418; email: info(at)

Open We-Su 11-18, the exhibition of heavy artillery (300 m from the museum, Vehema tee 1a, Viimsi) from May until October Fr-Su 11-18