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Museum "Karelian house"

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Museum “Karelian house” is one of the most important sights of Imatra. It is located in a picturesque place on the banks of the river Vuoksi, near the center of the city.

The Museum is worth a visit not only to those interested in the history of Finland. The life of an old Karelian village will not leave anyone indifferent. Under the open sky recreated an amazing rural landscape of the XIX century. with courtyards, distinctive homes and a variety of other attributes of the Karelian way of life. On the territory of the Museum includes various buildings, the oldest of which date from the middle of XIX century., as well as a large number of lovingly collected paintings, unfolding in front of their visitors live sketches of the life of the Karelian peasants of the time.

An abundance of vivid details, carefully collected and preserved till this day, amazes visitors to the Museum, making it thus one of the most attractive tourist destinations of Imatra.

The Museum is open to visit between may to August. Daily from 10.00 to 18.00, day off - Monday.