The regional museum of Kainuu is devoted to the history and culture of the province of Kainuu. The permanent exhibition showcases, for instance, the peasant culture, tar production and military history of the region from the prehistoric age to the 20th century. The museum has also 3-5 contemporary exhibitions each year. Collection is strongly related to the history of the Kajaani castle.


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Asemakatu 4, Kajaani, Finland
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Category: Museums in Finland


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Ulla Rantanen (3 months ago)
Metsän peitto-näyttely oli hyvin toteutettu ja mielikuvitusta ruokkiva.
Aino Uppa (4 months ago)
Good place to visit! The main exhibition about Kajaani and life in Kainuu is always interesting, even though it has been seen several times. The changing exhibitions are also interesting, such as the now Devil and the Forest Blanket for children.
Михаил Архипов (21 months ago)
The day I visited this museum entry was free. Each exhibit explication is translated in English. Also there is a very interesting VR model of one of the city oldest building which I enjoyed a lot. And the books and other souvenirs in museum shop are interesting as well. Hope to visit Kainuu Museum again some day.
Alex (2 years ago)
Nice small Museum. Beautiful stone age axe.
ukkijpt (3 years ago)
näkemisen arvoinen paikka mielenkiitoista historiaa
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