Museums

There are many interesting museums in Loviisa.

Loviisa Town Museum

The Town Museum of Loviisa is located in the Commandant´s House, which dates from 1755.

Open:
June–September Tue–Sun from 11 a.m.–5 p.m.
otherwise Tue–Fri, Sun from 12 noon–4 p.m.
Closed during Midsummer.

Special exhibition:
Region of a hundred villages
23 June 2020–7 March 2021

In front of the house is a beautiful garden, which presents typical decorative and useful plants from the past.

Entrance fee 0–5 €. Free entrance on Tuesdays and with the Museum Card.
Accessibility: Ramp to the first floor, stairs to the other floors.

Jokela Home District Museum

A unique private collection of old farming equipment exhibited.

Open in July on Sundays from 12 noon until 5 p.m.
as well as on the Olden Days August 29th–30th 2020 from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m.,
or throughout the year on advance booking.
Accessible with a wheel chair.

Suomen pienin kauppamuseo - Finlands minsta butiksmuseum - Smallest shop museum in Finland

The smallest shop museum in Finland

The smallest shop museum in Finland is a private museum with shop objects from the 1950s and 1960s displayed.

The museum is open by appointment in the summer:
June 1st – Sept. 15th 2020 from 10 a.m.–3 p.m.

Entrance fee 5 €. Under 10 persons / group.

Maritime Museum

The Maritime Museum has collections and exhibitions related to the town’s seafaring history. One of the museum’s pearls is the saloon of the steamboat s/s Virgo.
The main exhibition was enlargened in 2019 with a part called “Laivasilta before and now”. It presents images, objects and stories related to the Laivasilta harbour and the traditional seafaring in the region.

There is a small shop called Kesäkipparit in the museum.

The museum is open from June 1st until September 6th 2020 on Mondays through Sundays from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m

Entrance 5 € /adults, children under 12 for free.
Accessibility: Ramp to the first floor, stairs to the other floors.

Archipelago Museum in Rönnäs

The Archipelago Museum presents life and the history in the eastern Uusimaa archipelago. Rönnäs lies some 30 km west of the centre of Loviisa.

It is open from 13 June to 16 August 2020
Wed–Sun. from 12 noon–5 p.m.

The Forge Museum

Museum in the Upper Forge at the Strömfors Iron Works.

Open 2020:
1 June–31 Aug.
Mon–Sun at 10 a.m.–6 p.m.
(Closed 19–20 June)

Free entrance.

Accessibility: Accessible

Isnäs Steam Engine Museum

Bolinder Steam Engine and a Local Museum.

Open in summers and for groups by advance booking.

Viirilä Home District Museum

Viirilä local museum in Kuninkaankylä village in Ruotsinpyhtää is open in July, Tue – Sun from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.