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City Museum at city hall

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City Museum of Porvoo, located at the Old town hall built in 1762-64гг., presents the history of the region, Handicrafts and artistic works.

Old town hall is one of the most important buildings in the Old town of Porvoo. This two-story building with an attic is decorated with a wooden clock tower, at the top.

Up to 1880. the building was used by the city authorities for administrative purposes. In 1896. Museum Association saved it from destruction, creating in the town hall Museum.

In 2011. here opened an exhibition devoted to the middle ages and ancient history.