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Bread Weekend - Lively Hammarbacken
10 June 2017 11 am to 5 pm (Forngården 11 June 2017 12 am to 3 pm)

Fiskars museum and Forngården in Snappertuna (Ekta museum) are opening their summerseason´s with a common event. This year´s theme is Bread. During the summerevent Fiskars museum area becomes lively with historical villagers and farm animals. Guided tours in the Bread exhibition are held in english at 2.15 pm. Visitors can also participate in baking and churning butter with Washerwomen Fina Ring and her house maide or mould their own Tinn solider with Kalle. The old village shop is open in Slaggbyggnaden. Here you can buy freshly grinded flour, traditional sweets, excellent coffee and tea. In case you get hungry Hammarbacken café is open. Free admission!

BREAD exhibition opens
1.4.2017 kl. 11

The museum doors are open again Incoming saturday from 11 am with a new theme exhibitions called BREAD. The exhibition presents the bread´s way to the ironworkers dining tables. It´s part of the official Finland 100 year programme and the project STOP! Meet your history of the Länsi-Uusimaa proffessionals museums.  We will serve you traditional finnish sour dough bread. For sale Backers bakery´s award winning ecological Sour Dough bread. Welcome!

More information about Fiskars mill and the bread can be found on our mediaguide tarinasoitin.fi/stop

International Museum Day
18 May 2017

Today 18 of May we are celebrating the International Museum Day with free admission to the museum! The same day we start a finansing campaign for saving the small train in Fiskars. The locomotive is the oldest of it´s kind in Finland and it is for the time being in Jokioinen waiting for renovation. Read more about how you can donate funds for the project on the webpage that opens soon on www.pelastetaanpässi.fi. We are also looking for people who want to share their knowledge. If you are interested to be part of a railway dream, contact us!

Fiskars Museum

In 1649, an ironworks was founded by the River Fiskars. Nowadays it is known as the Fiskars Village. It used to produce e.g. pig iron, cast products, machine parts and copper and domestic items. Today Fiskars Oyj Abp is a widely known corporation, and the Ironworks a lively cultural environment where design, handicraft and art flourish all year round. The Fiskars Museum preserves and examines ironworks culture from the 17th century to this day. The Pohja local history archive holds documents of the fascinating history of the Ironworks and the municipality. You will find us at the Fiskars Upper Ironworks!

Admission Opening hours
Adult 5,00 €
Discount ticket €3,50
Under 18 years Free admission
 

Museum: 
1April-31May, Wed-Sun 11am-4pm.
1June-31Aug, Mon-Sun 11am-5pm. (closed 23-25.6)
1Sept.-13Jan., Wed-Sun 11am-4pm.
Office: mon-fri on request
Archive: Tuesdays 3pm-6pm (Closed 26th June to 14th July)

Contact information

Fiskars Museum
Peltorivi 13
FI-10470 Fiskars, Finland
Tel. +358 (0)45 1808111

Fiskars Museum Office
Peltorivi 26
FI-10470 Fiskars, Finland
info (at) fiskarsmuseum.fi

Pohja local history archive
Peltorivi 11
FI-10470 Fiskars
+358 (0)44 0500854
arkivet (at) fiskarsmuseum.fi