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Very interesting place! I liked how they had incorporated some children projects! My pen pal was... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Lois H
Sturgis, Michigan
Nice exhibition of the history of Savonlinna

Just with one more euro added to the price of the ticket to Olavinlinna castle you may visit this... read more

Reviewed July 5, 2017
Helsinki, Finland
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Riihisaari kavassitie 1, Savonlinna 57130, Finland
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Very interesting place! I liked how they had incorporated some children projects! My pen pal was our "guide" so, I learned a lot!😁

Thank Lois H
Reviewed July 5, 2017 via mobile

Just with one more euro added to the price of the ticket to Olavinlinna castle you may visit this museum, too. Go there if you still have time and energy. The old museum ships outside, behind the building, are definitely worth a visit.

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Reviewed June 13, 2017 via mobile

For an extra 1 Euro this museum was offered when we paid for the castle tour. It isn't large but it has lots of interesting displays especially on the first floor with descriptions in English. The second floor also had interesting things to see but...More

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Reviewed June 7, 2017 via mobile

We went to this museum after getting a two-in-one ticket at the castle. To our surprise, the museum was more interesting than we expected. It gives a fabulous tour through the history of the region, well documented with many photos. One can also visit the...More

Thank erbeha
Reviewed August 16, 2016

When you buy your ticket to the castle you can also pay a little extra to come here. We thought it was great and the price of the museum includes free access to the steam ship outside. The exhibits were very nice and told you...More

Thank JKim27
Reviewed July 18, 2016

Worth visiting if you are visiting the nearby castle. The museum has a permanent display downstairs and a temporary exhibition space upstairs. A joint entrance ticket can be bought when paying at the castle - this is very good value.

Thank jet6
Reviewed August 3, 2015

I was going to watch Savonlinna's famous steam ships, and what a suprise... there was just one left. Few year ago there was still 3 ship. What ever... If you want to see steamships, don't go to Savonlinna provincial museum...

Thank Adolf H
Reviewed August 1, 2015

spent an hour here before our tour of nearby castle. Very nice small museum that highlights history of area that has alternated from Swedish, to Russian, to Finnish rule back and forth for centuries. Worth more time than we gave it.

Thank Qinga
Reviewed July 12, 2015

At this summer there is also Alvar Gullichsen art exhibition. Worth visiting. Take a look to old Mikko-ship beach behind the museum.

Thank Taru T
Reviewed August 30, 2013

This museum helped me understand the everyday life of people in the Savo region of Finland in earlier times. I enjoyed learning about burn-beating farming techniques, tar making, and other local customs. The English explanations were clear and easy to understand. I appreciated the hard...More

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