Expert ­Services

The experts in Porvoo Museum can answer your questions and give advice. Our areas of expertise are cultural historical objects,photographs, visual arts, natural history, the cultural environment and local museums in the Eastern Uusimaa region.

Office opening hours

The office and archive building (Raatihuoneenkatu 21) receives customers Mon-Fri 9-16. Make sure to arrange the visit in advance. General inquiries: 040 838 0556 or


Ask an expert

The staff of the museum is glad to answer questions from the public. We will serve you as quickly as possible by phone or in writing. Advice and identification of species is for the most part free of charge. More extensive research on the other hand is not free.

Object collection and historical archive

information about objects, identification and dating of objects


visual arts and artists

Natural history collection

identification of species (Finnish nature)

Photography collection

image services

J. L. Runeberg’s Home Museum

collections and personal history of J. L. Runeberg and his family

Museums and collections in Eastern Uusimaa

Collections Services

The museum’s collections, archive and library are available for researchers to use on-site. Research material is not loaned out, but it is possible to take copies of it for a fee. Material can’t be published without permission. Visits should be arranged ahead of time.

General inquiries: 040 838 0556 or