The Savonlinna Provincial Museum

Savonlinna, Finland

The Provincial Museum concentrates on the cultural history of Southern Savo and the sailing history of Lake Saimaa. It is located in a former state granary designed by Ernst B. Lohrmann was completed in 1852.

The permanent exhibition "On the platform, life on the shores of Lake Saimaa" displays the living conditions on the shores of Lake Saimaa. It talks about prehistoric times, Sääminki Church art from the 18th century, a Savo cottage from the 1920s, ship models and Finland’s oldest used Savo-style boat. The museum has also four museum steam ships: steam tug Ahkera (1871), steam schooner Salama (1874), passenger steamer Savonlinna (1904) and tarred steamer Mikko (1914).

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Founded: 1852
Category: Museums in Finland
Historical period: Russian Grand Duchy (Finland)

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Aleksei Imatov (18 months ago)
Музей. Выставка обновляется примерно раз в полгода. Присутствовал на выставке моделей военной техники, леса и проходов. Также проходят различные мероприятия: Масленица, Juhannuspäivänä (праздник Ивана-Купала). Также на Riihisari имеются старинные пароходы, открытые до посетителей в летнее время.
Marko M (2 years ago)
Oli mielenkiintoinen museo niin paikallisesta historiasta kuin luonnostakin. Myös vaihtuvat näyttelyt olivat tutustumisen arvoisia. Riihisaaren rannassa kesäkaudella useampi museolaiva, jotka ainakin vielä olivat avoinna.
Afsal aboobacker (4 years ago)
Great
aviad rozenhek (4 years ago)
Forest museum?!? Give me a break. And even though they supposedly have an "information center" for tourism, it's a joke - they have a clueless shopkeeper and a computer with internet. Shame! Shame ! Shame!
Svetlana Vorobyeva (4 years ago)
Very interesting new exibition. "Police in Savonlinna"
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