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Luostarinmaki Handicrafts Museum

Vartiovuorenkatu 2, Turku 20700, Finland
+358 2 2620350
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An absolute must see

This place is mis-named. It is a very old set of old houses/workshops presenting (and often... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
301lisa33
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Coventry, United Kingdom
Momentous landmark of Turku

A must visit guided tour taking to pre civilization period of Turku depicting its rich culture... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Rohit G
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Travellers talk about
“post office” (3 reviews)
“lace making” (3 reviews)
“small village” (3 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
LOCATION
Vartiovuorenkatu 2, Turku 20700, Finland
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+358 2 2620350
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"post office"
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"lace making"
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"small village"
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"small wooden houses"
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"artisans working"
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"heritage site"
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"living heritage"
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"souvenir shop"
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"old days"
in 3 reviews
"living quarters"
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"rainy day"
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"shows how"
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"piece of history"
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"we spent hours"
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"modern times"
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"couple of hours"
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"interesting place"
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This place is mis-named. It is a very old set of old houses/workshops presenting (and often demonstrating) ancient crafts. It is pure luck that these properties still exist Very interesting and well presented. It covers a small area but you still need a map to...More

Thank 301lisa33
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A must visit guided tour taking to pre civilization period of Turku depicting its rich culture through a mini village like setup showing everything from cutlery to professions of people. This tour also elucidates the life of sailors and their staple food and partly harsh...More

Thank Rohit G
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The most Unique Target in Turku for Tourists. A Must to go place! Here you can see how Finns lived in old times.

Thank Seppo L
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Luostarinmaki Handicrafts Museum is fine collections of old small houses Between the houses are 14 small courtyards. You can visit in 80 different rooms. There are tinker's room, painters room, sailor's house etc. Small gift shop and post office are inside the area and small...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A very good, beautiful complex, a very nice location, charming summerdestination telling and showing the life and living on old times...

Thank sjohan03
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Highly recommended. Cheap to get in, good guidence sharing fun and educating stories about Turku and local life from 1800 (at least) to 1980's. Familys can find several fun activities, such as traditional lace-making.

Thank Virve P
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Reviewed 12 June 2018

Houses that were saved from burning in the Great Fire of Turku in 1827 at their original places. The greatest city fire in Finnish and Scandinavian history destroyed most of the Finnish capital of Turku leaving more than 10.000 people homeless. These houses were situated...More

Thank Seppo H
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Reviewed 24 May 2018

It`s a very interesting and authentic place and the only wooden quarter of the city. You will familiarize with the village life of the ancient Finns and enjoy the atmosphere of the place. I would recommend to come here in spring or summer to enjoy...More

Thank Anneke V
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Reviewed 12 April 2018

Kids loved the Easter themed activities but museum village couldn't really get 40+s excited. Fortunately a short walk back to the city centre via some tracks with signs that roughly translated mean "don't use this path in winter"...getting down the ice-laden steps was way more...More

Thank Jock M
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Reviewed 18 March 2018

Underwhelming experience. I know people reviewed that it was very informative but honestly, it was not worth it. I feel like I wasted 2 hours of my life that I will not get back.

Thank TheGreatestNomad
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Ik E
18 February 2017|
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Response from Helena F | Reviewed this property |
Yes, in the summertime. Check out their webpage for more information.
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lhcs2016
1 September 2016|
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Response from Pekka S | Reviewed this property |
Yes most people speak English, I am sure you will. enjoy your visit (best time is during summer, when they have also all kinds of activities going on)
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Varun S
28 February 2015|
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Response from Seagull4free | Reviewed this property |
Opening times 2–11 Jan 2015 Tue–Sun 10–16 2–31 May, 31 Aug – 20 Sep Tue–Sun 10–18 (Mondays closed) 1 June – 30 Aug 2015 Mon–Sun 10–18 (Open Mondays) 28 Nov 2015 – 6 Jan Tue–Sun 10–16 Limited opening times... More
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