Museums in Kouvola

Top Museums in Kouvola, Finland

Museums in Kouvola

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  • Heikki s
    Helsinki, Finland101 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Verla was the first stop of our five day round trip of Southeastern Finland. A friend recommended the place, and for good reason.

    Overall an impressive and beautiful place, well taken care of. We stayed in a lovely, tidy cottage built in the late 19th century. Enjoyed the sauna and clear water of the lake.

    I'd give 5/5 if not for some trouble with the sauna door code... And overpriced drinks in the restaurant. But all in all, a positive experience!
    Written 22 December 2023
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  • uriisme
    bitzaron176 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    We went with our kids that enjoyed the train toys and the quiet to play and watch all the trains running around
    Really friendly and unique place
    Written 23 August 2017
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  • Outi M
    Helsinki, Finland2 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Very interesting museum! Also for kids. Lots of things to see if you like history and machines. Beautiful surroundings.
    Written 13 August 2021
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  • nostawhtebazile
    Stockholm, Sweden57 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    A magical place in a remote part of Finland. The photos of the art work say it all. Very impressed. Gallery and Cafe 12-6 pm Tuesday to Sunday June to August.
    Written 2 July 2018
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  • JariJK
    Kouvola, Finland6,568 contributions
    3.0 of 5 bubbles
    This new City Museum of Kouvola (Kouvolan kaupunginmuseo) was opened in November 2015. It is situated in the same building with Poikilo Art Museum, next to the Museum Quarter with old wooden houses.

    When you go to the staircase, you see an interesting computer generated video projection by Charles Sandison, an English born Scottish visual artist who lives and works in Tampere, Finland. It consists of local historical documents, words and photos.

    The museum has temporary exhibitions. The current exhibition tells about living in Kouvola and elsewhere in Finland from the 1960's to the 1980's. This exhibition is open until October 9th, 2016. The exhibition is very interesting but quite small. But I loved it.
    Written 19 March 2016
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  • mWrite
    Helsinki, Finland1,329 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    After visiting World Heritage Site Verla near by, make small additional tour here. Art center is at old modern Church built in 1960s.
    There is changing exhibition every year, so making it interesting place to visit annually. 2020 has limited opening, only July and present art from Pekka Halonen, Ferdinand von Wright and miscellaneous pieces from early 20th century.
    Outside has Garden of Love, with sculptures.
    Written 22 July 2020
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  • annakand
    Nummela, Finland31 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Interesting surroundings for art exhibitions. Free entry. You can also rent paintings. Some small shops and a cafe as well. Worth visiting while in Kouvola. A little difficult to get there if you do not have a car.
    Written 18 November 2019
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  • JariJK
    Kouvola, Finland6,568 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Puolakka House Museum is situated in Mäkikylä, Kouvola, about 4 kilometers from the city center. You see the main building and storehouses in the museum area. Oldest buildings are from the 18th century. The house was for residential use until 1957. The first museum was opened in 1962.

    Nowadays Puolakka House Museum is an interesting combination of local history and art. The museum is quite small but they have good art exhibitions. Besides, there isn't any admission fee there. The museum is open every day and you see sheep and chickens in the yard. So this tiny museum is very interesting for the whole family, I think.
    Written 13 August 2020
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  • Reeta A
    Kouvola, Finland12 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    There are actually two different museums, an art museum with exhibitions of all styles of art. Often they offer interesting viewpoints to local artists, but also some international artists as well.
    Other museum showcases different aspects of history and life of the area. Very playful ideas in showcasing past life.
    Written 18 June 2018
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  • Johanna K
    29 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Lovely part of town, nice for walking and enjoying the atmosphere. "Museum quarter" is a bit misleading name. This is no museum, people live here! Sure there are small shops and museums in some of the buildings.
    Written 4 June 2023
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