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South Karelian Museum

Kristiinankatu 15, The Fortress
South Karelia Museum at the northern point of the Fortress is housed in the
warehouses built as artillery depots in the early 19th century.

Winter: 3 Jan–4 Jun and 22 Aug–30 Dec Tue–Sun 11 am–5 pm
Summer: 5 Jun–20 Aug Mon–Fri 10 am –6 pm, Sat–Sun 11 am–5 pm

Admission fees 2017
Combination ticket for the Fortress Museums (South Karelia Museum,
Lappeenranta Art Museum and, during the summer, Cavalry Museum)
Adults €8, Pensioners, students, the unemployed €7
You can also buy a ticket only for the Cavalry Museum: Adults €4,
Pensioners, students, the unemployed €3, Free admission to those under the age of 18

Free admission on Museum Fridays
In the spring: 6.1., 3.2., 3.3., 7.4., 5.5.
In the autumn: 1.9., 6.10., 3.11., 1.12.

Permanent exhibition:
Three Karelian towns: Lappeenranta, Viipuri and Käkisalmi.
Miniature model of Vyborg, 1939. Short films about the above-mentioned cities.

Temporary exhibitions:

  • 22.10.2016–2.4.2017 Color is light – From Saimaa to the East with color photographs
  • 22.4.–5.11.2017Colours of war – colour photographs of the Winter War and Continuation War
  • 25.11.2017–8.4.2018 Suur-Merijoki manor house – an Art Nouveau gem

South Karelian Museum
Kristiinankatu 15, Linnoitus
Tel. +358 (0)5 616 2255


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