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Lusto is a national museum and science centre of international importance focusing on Finnish forest culture. Lusto is situated in the rural district of Punkaharju in south-eastern Finland, at the heart of the Saimaa lake district. Lusto’s...more
Not long ago Finland has been dependent on wood and forests. This place gives a good overview of current status and history of wood and forest for tourists and also Finns. Works for both grownups and children.
Visited Lusto with kids 2 and 4 years + a baby and enjoyed it a lot. Kids liked the tree with stairs and a slide and all the animals around the museum. There was a lot of interesting things for adults also and a beautiful...More
This wide, informative and diverse museum brings alive the history of forestry in Finland.
Two hours was not enough to make the tour - the stories start back from the centuries: about the tar making and slash and burn agriulture. There is a long hallway...More
We found the museum by chance while staying in a very old hotel in Punkaharju Finland. The museum is located in a quiet rural area ans surrounded by lakes and forest.
The museum price was very reasonable, the many displays were excellent, it was children...More
A very lively exhibition about Finnish forests, woods and trees - and living of them and living in them. If you want to understand why Finns are what they are and how they became to be such then you should visit this museum.
Great architecture, nature and history of Finland. The building it self is worth a visit.The exhibitions are educational and give a taste of forresting through the years. The part with the big machines is pretty cool. Take at least two hours to see it all....More