The museum of a private collector illustrates the history and lifestyle in the town. The museum is situated in a shipowner´s residence dating from 1896. The exhibition includes toys, implements of a pharmacy, chinaware, textiles etc.



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Sami Piskonen (6 months ago)
Mielenkiintoinen paikka. Kannattaa käydä katsomassa
Hannu Alvaskari (7 months ago)
Säilynyt vanha upea huvila
Kari Laakso (7 months ago)
Jos Kristiinankaupungissa käy tutustumassa johonkin, niin ehdottomasti kannattaa käydä täällä. Vain 4,8 km (8 minuuttia) keskustasta. Ainutlaatuinen museo. Yli 11.000 esinettä 1600-1900 -luvuilta. Sekä paikallista- että koko Suomen historiaa.
Jari Sundman (8 months ago)
Huikean hieno kokonaisuus, itse alue sekä rakennus upeat, oikea entisajan vanha herras huvila.Täynnä hienoja esineitä vanhoilta ajoilta, aika ei tule pitkäksi, lähinnä terveys rajoittaa kiertämistä. Hyvä opastus, oikeastaan pahin puute on paikan huono sopivuus huonojalkaisille Itse rakennus myös kaipaisi lisää resursseja kuntonsa huoleenpitoon.
janne sjöberg (2 years ago)
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