South Karelia Art Museum

Lappeenranta, Finland

The Art Museum is located at the neoclassic-style barracks (built in 1798) of the Lappeenranta fortress. The museum has a collection of Finnish visual art from the 1850´s to the present day. This collection includes works by many well-known artists such as Arvi Liljelund, Pekka Halonen, Tyko Sallinen, Hjalmar Munsterhjelm and Jalmari Ruokokoski.

The main emphasis of research and collections is on the Kymi province and the region of the ceded Karelia (Vyborg). There are also some temporary exhibitions.

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heikki paulaharju (16 months ago)
Smallish art gallery with some older and contemporary Finnish artists. Good quality art gallery. Pay a visit and have a coffee in a coffeeshop nearby.
Ladys Journey (2 years ago)
Beautifull place
Ladys Journey (2 years ago)
Beautifull place
Ivanova Elizaveta (2 years ago)
Relatively small Art Museum, admission 10 euros (the price includes three more museums, but some of them do not work on Sunday). Recently, the exhibition was updated, now Nytkäys is taking place there, it will definitely appeal to those who are not indifferent to contemporary art. Definitely recommend to those who came for a day in Lappeenranta.
Madlen Muscat (3 years ago)
The Väinö Rautio collection was very interesting and vast..full of expressions and emotions from the talented Vyborg born painter! Not to miss!
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