We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Luostarinmaki Handicrafts Museum

Review Highlights
Really amazing

Nice to see life how it was......Really loved it and tottaly like the old years. I will visit it at... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
michalis l
via mobile
delightful little open-air museum

This is a delightful little open-air museum for everyone. It's about 15 minutes walk from the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Olivia M
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Read all 243 reviews
All photos (206)
Full view
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good31%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Local Weather
Powered by Weather Underground
Vartiovuorenkatu 2, Turku 20700, Finland
+358 2 2620350
Reviews (243)
Filter reviews
128 results
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
More languages
Show reviews that mention
All reviewslace makingsmall wooden housesliving heritagesouvenir shopcakessmall areaold daysliving quartersrainy daycouple of hourspiece of historywe spent hoursmodern timesticket officeon displaycity centrelife
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 128 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice to see life how it was......Really loved it and tottaly like the old years. I will visit it at least one more time

Thank michalis l
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is interesting to see the houses and imagine life in Turku in the middle-age. Unfortunately there weren't demonstrations when I went to visit so it was not as nice as I would have thought. There were people present in certain houses but I am...More

Thank Chris77CH
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a delightful little open-air museum for everyone. It's about 15 minutes walk from the market place of Turku on the other side of the river Aura. It's not too big nor small. Perfect for little ones. On the way to the museum, there...More

Thank Olivia M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is an excellent example of how the common folks lived in the medieval times. Only area left after the fire. Lots of demonstrators showing the handicrafts of that age. Very interesting. Loved watching the printing blocks. Worth the money and the time.

Thank fizzy1991
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place is mis-named. It is a very old set of old houses/workshops presenting (and often demonstrating) ancient crafts. It is pure luck that these properties still exist Very interesting and well presented. It covers a small area but you still need a map to...More

Thank 301lisa33
Reviewed July 11, 2018

A must visit guided tour taking to pre civilization period of Turku depicting its rich culture through a mini village like setup showing everything from cutlery to professions of people. This tour also elucidates the life of sailors and their staple food and partly harsh...More

Thank Rohit G
Reviewed July 3, 2018 via mobile

The most Unique Target in Turku for Tourists. A Must to go place! Here you can see how Finns lived in old times.

Thank Seppo L
Reviewed June 18, 2018

Luostarinmaki Handicrafts Museum is fine collections of old small houses Between the houses are 14 small courtyards. You can visit in 80 different rooms. There are tinker's room, painters room, sailor's house etc. Small gift shop and post office are inside the area and small...More

Thank Tapani1947
Reviewed June 18, 2018

A very good, beautiful complex, a very nice location, charming summerdestination telling and showing the life and living on old times...

Thank sjohan03
Reviewed June 18, 2018 via mobile

Highly recommended. Cheap to get in, good guidence sharing fun and educating stories about Turku and local life from 1800 (at least) to 1980's. Familys can find several fun activities, such as traditional lace-making.

Thank Virve P
View more reviews
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
Ik E
February 17, 2017|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from Helena F | Reviewed this property |
Yes, in the summertime. Check out their webpage for more information.
September 1, 2016|
AnswerShow all 5 answers
Response from Pekka S | Reviewed this property |
Yes most people speak English, I am sure you will. enjoy your visit (best time is during summer, when they have also all kinds of activities going on)
Varun S
February 28, 2015|
Response from Seagull4free | Reviewed this property |
Opening times 2–11 Jan 2015 Tue–Sun 10–16 2–31 May, 31 Aug – 20 Sep Tue–Sun 10–18 (Mondays closed) 1 June – 30 Aug 2015 Mon–Sun 10–18 (Open Mondays) 28 Nov 2015 – 6 Jan Tue–Sun 10–16 Limited opening times... More