The Heart of an Era
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Office: 040 838 0556
Exhibition: 040 040 7475
Things To Do
Services for groups
You can visit the museum as part of a larger group. Explore the services offered to gorups.
The experts of the museum can be reached by phone, online and in person. Explore the expert services.
Services by the museum with regional responsibility
Porvoo Museum as the museum with regional resposibility for Eastern Uusimaa offers expert services on regional cultural heritage, cultural environment and matters related to local museums. Explore the services.
Take the memories of the museum with you from the museum shop. Explore the produts.
The object collection of the museum has been collected for over 125 years and contains cultural heritage from Porvoo and Eastern Uusimaa.
The art collection contains works of old art as well as art related to Porvoo.
Natural history collection
The natural history collection contains specimens of animals, plants and fungi from the 1800s until today.
The broad collection of photographs in the museum’s collection show Porvoo from the 1800s until today.
The museum is in possession of an archive collection, which has been accumulated alongside other collections. The oldest documents are from the 1500s.
Porvoo Museum takes care of the collections in J. L. Runeberg’s Home Museum, Walter Runeberg’s Sculpture Collection and the Porvoo City art collection in collaboration with partners.
Porvoo Museum is one of the oldest museums in Finland. Founded in 1896 the museum has been maintained by the association Porvoon museoyhdistys ry from the beginning. The museum fosters, Museo vaalii, maintains, researches and conveys material and immaterial cultural and natural heritage of Porvoo and Eastern Uusimaa.
Museum with Regional Responsibility in Eastern Uusimaa
Porvoo Museum is the museum with regional responsibility in Eastern Uusimaa. The museum has two tasks. The cultural environment task includes work among built cultural environment and archeological cultural environment. The task of promoting regional museum operations is done together with the 38 local museums in the region. The area of operations is Askola, Lapinjärvi, Loviisa, Myrskylä, Pukkila, Pornainen, Porvoo and Sipoo.