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Old Kuopio Museum

Kirkkokatu 22, Kuopio 70100, Finland
+358 17 182625
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Very nice

Very nice to see how people in this area of Finland used to life. There is enough English... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
channah55
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Netanya, Israel
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Nice old housing block

This block in the town is a very nice and attractive surrounding for just a coffee break or a... read more

Reviewed 1 February 2018
Merja K
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Helsinki, Finland
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“old days” (2 reviews)
“pharmacy” (4 reviews)
“courtyard” (2 reviews)
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Kirkkokatu 22, Kuopio 70100, Finland
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+358 17 182625
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very nice to see how people in this area of Finland used to life. There is enough English explanation. The map of all the buildings has an English insert. And in every room there are folders with English explanation about the items etc. Worth the...More

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Reviewed 1 February 2018

This block in the town is a very nice and attractive surrounding for just a coffee break or a deeper look in the old wooden houses showing how people use to live in old days. Best season of course in summer season when also the...More

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Reviewed 9 January 2018 via mobile

This a good museum for everyone whose interested about how people used to live. Nice for the kids as well.

Thank Kaisa J
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Reviewed 15 March 2017

Old Kuopio Museum or the Quarter Museum of Kuopio (Kuopion korttelimuseo) consists of eleven wooden houses. Oldest buildings are from the late 1700's. You may walk in old workers' houses, middle class houses, storehouses and an old pharmacy which has a beautiful mansard roof. The...More

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Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed the old houses, old professions... Fun quiz for kids (Finnish one better for older kids, picture hunt for smaller ones). To our disappointment, the café there no longer works. There is a smith's instead (closed while we were there).

Thank CZEkki
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Reviewed 24 October 2016

TIP: For tickets it might be good to buy a Kuopio museum card or combination of 3 museums for about 14 eur. We did not know this and bought individual tickets to Kuopio city museum & art museum. This combi ticket opportunity was not mentioned...More

Thank Ainom
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Reviewed 31 August 2016

Somewhere in my subconscious mind I'd expected the place to be drab but once I stepped into the courtyard and started looking through the different homes set up to show how the residents of the past lived, it starts getting interesting. I particularly enjoyed the...More

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Reviewed 8 August 2016

Very nice place to visit during summertime. Feeling of old finnish countryside village. Go, have some drink in the inner yard garden.

Thank CapeTurning
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Reviewed 2 August 2015

Fascinating peek into the lives of people living in Kuopio in former times. In summer 2015 there was a special exhibition on the interiors of the 1950s. The museum consists of 11 old wooden houses the oldest dating back to the 18th century. The museum...More

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Reviewed 15 July 2015

This museum reflects the building ideas of the first half of the 19th century to the second half of the 20th. There people can see home decorations samples including bedrooms, kitchens, living rooms,kitchenwares, also tailor's house and pharmacy. Within the museum it is possible to...More

Thank chknw
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