The Itä-Häme Museum

Hartola, Finland

The Itä-Häme Museum, housed in the former Koskipää mansion, covers seven parishes. Folklore artefacts and exhibits relating life styles in local manor houses. Special room dedicated to authoress Maila Talvio (1871-1952), born in Hartola. The agricultural section of the museum is housed in one of the outbuildings. The area includes a chimneyless cabin from the 17th century and a windmill, which was transported to the museum in the 1960s. Changing exhibitions in the summer.

Reference: Museot.fi

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Kaisa Pesonen (2 years ago)
Even if you don't have time to go on a guided tour of the Museum of Eastern Häme, you should still take a walk in a beautiful environment. The Museum of Eastern Häme, Vanha Koskipää, Jokiranta and the natiseva suspension bridge over Tainionvirta are also included in the When the King Dies detective.
Eetu Heiska (2 years ago)
Just Diamond guides from real people in a charming manor setting. Maila Talvio became familiar, as did manor life. Definitely a place worth a visit!
Janne Kruki (2 years ago)
This is what museums should be like: no needless shots.
Marie Lehtimäki (3 years ago)
A must at summer! Finnish history n beautiful countrysite!
John Allen (4 years ago)
Great local museum of rural Finnish life.
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