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The Kaarlela Museum of Local History and Culture


The Kaarlela Museum of Local History and Culture presents local Finnish rural culture from the 19th century. The courtyard houses a stable, workshop and forge, a smoke sauna, drying barn and various outbuildings. A small cottage, tannery and carding works can also be seen here. The museum has an exhibition space in a stone building built in 1777 for Anders Chydenius an economist, a member of the legislative assembly and the local vicar. The neighbouring Kaarlela vicarage was completed in 1737 on the initiative of Vicar Karl Gustav Werander.

Open: june 1 - august 11, tue-sun 11-16, thu 11-18, mon closed



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Updated 28/06/2019 | Print