Alikartano (Frugård) manor was established in 1608 and it was owned by the famous Nordenskiöld family from 1709 to 1912. The current main building was built in 1805 and it represents various architecture styles including baroque, neoclassical and rococo.

Today Alikartano is a museum exhibiting scientific achievements of the Nordenskiöld family. Some rooms are decorated in the 19th century style. The museum is open in summertime from Wednesday to Sunday.

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Founded: 1805
Category: Palaces, manors and town halls in Finland
Historical period: The Age of Enlightenment (Finland)

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www.muuka.com
www.museot.fi

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eiju k (3 years ago)
Nice size and nice hat for Heddan cafe. History ...
Sirpa Nykänen (3 years ago)
The interesting history and fine building of Alikartano. The cafe has pan history, good service, good coffee and an excellent tasty blueberry-raspberry pie.
Matti Mäki (3 years ago)
Nice old manor houses in a green rural landscape along the river. The main building is worth seeing in its floor plan and the interior is tastefully furnished and renovated. The history of the manor is exploration tourism. There is no special investment in the yard and garden. The nature and history trail advertised online in the adjacent creek valley was revealed to be completely unmanaged. Shawl. It was not stated on the website that the main building can only be visited with guided tours held every hour. During the guided tour, a lot of information was gained about the history of the manor, but the guided tour was a bit crunchy and non-interactive. There is a café in the courtyard building. The setting is comfortable, but the price level for the pastries is high (e.g. a piece of berry pie 7 €).
petra vuorela (3 years ago)
Unfortunately the place was not accessible, but the cafe had really friendly staff and good food
Paula Ropponen (3 years ago)
An interesting and fun guided tour. In the summer of -21, the experience was taxed by the renovation of the lower main building, the old main building, which prevented access to the building, half of the courtyard was closed and the nature trail that circled the orders could not be circled. It should also be noted that the museum was not to be visited on its own, but with a guided tour (which I recommend was good). However, I did not notice this on the website. It is therefore advisable to schedule your arrival before the even hour, when the guided tours start in summer -21.
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