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Museums and exhibitions in the Lappeenranta and Imatra region

In the Lappeenranta and Imatra region you can find many different kinds of museums, most of them are open all year round. Museums are also a great option to spend your day if it happens to rain! Take also culture and art exhibitions part of your holiday. Visual arts here have found much of their inspiration from the beautiful natural landscapes of South Karelia. Please check the valid opening hours on the websites of the service providers.

Wolkoff’s House Museum
Unique history of Lappeenranta
Border Museum Immola
History of the borders in Finland and the Finnish border guards
Imatra Town Museum
Exhibitions presenting the various phases of the Imatra region
South Karelian motor museum
A comprehensive view of Finnish motor history
Lappeenranta Art Museum
Finnish art from the mid 19th century to the present day
Nuijamaa Parish Museum
Parish Museum located in the border area between Finland and Russia
Hakamäki House Museum
Experience country milieu in Hakamäki
Cultural centre Virta
Ideal setting for cultural events, celebrations, conferences and exhibitions
Ylämaa Gem Museum
Come and see the magnificent gems of Ylämaa
Cavalry Museum
History of the Finnish cavalry
Church Builders Museum
Works of the famous Savitaipale church builders
Karelian farmhouse Hiljan piha
Authentic Karelian farm from the 19th century
The Industrial Workers’ Housing Museum
Historical housing museum
Kollaa and Simo Häyhä Museum
Battles of Kollaa during the Winter War and the life of sniper Simo Häyhä
Café Röytty
Former 17th century military residence turned into a café
Saimaa Canal Museum
Insight into the construction work of the Saimaa Canal
D. E. D. Europaeus museum
Life stages and extensive life’s work of archaeologist D. E. D. Europeaus
Karelia Aviation Museum
Ideal place to visit for those interested in aviation
South Karelia Museum
History of South Karelia from the Middle Ages to this day
Lotta Museum
Explore the items of Second World War organization Lotta Svärd
Kotkaniemi – the home museum of President P.E. Svinhufvud
The former home of President P. E. Svinhufvud
Imatra Art Museum
1600 artworks focusing on Finnish visual arts
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