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Pohjois-Karjalan museo Hilma

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Excellent museum visit

Carelicum is a culture and tourist center situated by the marketplace. The museum visit is an... read more

Reviewed February 11, 2018
Mikael F
Vantaa, Finland
Understanding the surroundings

The Carelicum is an interesting museum for people who want having information about non only... read more

Reviewed November 3, 2017
Milan, Italy
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Koskikatu 5, Joensuu 80100, Finland
+358 50 5202762
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Reviewed February 11, 2018

Carelicum is a culture and tourist center situated by the marketplace. The museum visit is an excellent way of getting to know Joensuu and North Karelia and its culture. There is also ticket sales for concerts and theatre plays and it gives tourist information.

Thank Mikael F
Reviewed November 3, 2017

The Carelicum is an interesting museum for people who want having information about non only Joensuu, but also of the surroundings. Because the area was many times involved in historic dynamics and moved from different sovereingties: Danish, Swedish, Russian, Finnish. There are different rooms along...More

Thank fab49er
Reviewed April 28, 2017

After an emergency visit to the Joensuu Hospital, we discovered that we had to go elsewhere to pay our bill, so back we came to Joensuu a few days later to pay. We expected an office or some other administrative functional facility, but were surprised...More

Thank KLsWanderlust
Reviewed August 23, 2016 via mobile

The museum is good if you are interested in history. It gives you the details of Karelia and its people. It should be more interactive.

Thank mpasnikowski
Reviewed August 8, 2016 via mobile

You can have every event tickets from here. Also cafeteria is located inside. Three floors and nice little exhibition of local art and something for kids also. Joensuu city offices also located in second floor.

Thank HannuV
Reviewed August 4, 2016

There is a great exhibition about Finnish lifestyle and a bit of history. Really liked our visit there.

Thank Katalin W
Reviewed March 16, 2016

Loved the layout and design of the exhibitions. Was nice to see children being able to interact in the Christmas exhibition downstairs and have a temporary photography exhibition too. Really liked the old back lit maps of the world. Gave me a real taste of...More

Thank Skvisa
Reviewed September 12, 2015

This is a place for you if you are interested in learning more about Joensuu and the Karelia area all together. The exhibition is rather interesting! The "playground" for children downstairs used to be my favourite when I was a kid, and I still go...More

Thank Aino R
Reviewed August 14, 2015

The museum is located near Joensuu marketsquare. There are carelia exhibition is in second floor and it is permanent exhibition, history from stoneage to modern day. Miniature model of Sortavala city is good to see. In downstairs you`ll find rotatin exhibitions and "childrens street"

Thank mmikko
Reviewed March 20, 2015

I went to the opening of the winter concerts there, and it was a lovely setting and excellent music. Nice food in the restaurant next door.

Thank karinswhite
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