K. H Renlund Museum

Kokkola, Finland

The cultural heritage of Kokkola is displayed in the K. H. Renlund Museum. It is located in the former school built in 1696. It is one of the oldest wooden buildings in Finland.

Alongside exhibitions, the museum offers an extensive range of educational programmes encompassing a wide audience. The courtyard in the Museum Quarter is an oasis during the summer, a pleasant place where you can sit and enjoy refreshments in historical surroundings before or after a tour of the museum. Many diverse exhibitions are to be found at Roos House, Pedagogy, Lassander House and Exhibition Hall. Visits to Drake House, the private residence of Fredrik and Anna Drake now a museum open to the public, and Leo Torppa’s Camera Collection can be visited by appointment.

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Founded: 1696
Category: Museums in Finland
Historical period: Swedish Empire (Finland)

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www.museot.fi
www.kokkola.fi

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KalllLe Myllykangas (16 months ago)
Ok
minna t (2 years ago)
The wood in art exhibition was worth a visit. There is also a nice shop in the house selling handmade products.
Tuomas Kallio (2 years ago)
Very nice museum in a beautiful old building. Free entrance.
Adela Arpášová (2 years ago)
We’ve been to silhoulette exhibition. It was really pretty even the upstairs, amazing stuff helped us to enjoy this beautiful place even more. Thank you for the experience.
Huawei Seiska (4 years ago)
Beautiful location, clear and well organized exhibition, very friendly and helpful staff.
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