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The Craft Museum of Finland

Kauppakatu 25, Jyvaskyla 40100, Finland
+358 14 2664370
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Kalevala koru - exhibition at the Graft museum of Finland

The small museum of Grafts at Jyväskylä centre shows Kalevala jewellery. The Jewellery is very big... read more

Reviewed 10 April 2017
Eater13_13
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Tampere, Western Finland, Finland
You never know what to expect

I lived around the corner from this place for years and only visited on Friday (all museums in... read more

Reviewed 2 March 2017
Shawn C
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Wellington, New Zealand
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The museum is a specialized museum for handicraft covering entire Finland, a place where skills and people meet as well as an interesting destination for visitors.
  • Excellent34%
  • Very good52%
  • Average14%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“costumes” (3 reviews)
“jewellery” (2 reviews)
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Hours Today: 11:00 - 18:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Kauppakatu 25, Jyvaskyla 40100, Finland
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+358 14 2664370
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Reviewed 10 April 2017

The small museum of Grafts at Jyväskylä centre shows Kalevala jewellery. The Jewellery is very big part of Finnish history and today more more collectors in Finland and abroad are interested of these beautiful pieces. The exhibion is not very big as the museum itself...More

Thank Eater13_13
Reviewed 2 March 2017

I lived around the corner from this place for years and only visited on Friday (all museums in Finland are free on Friday) - you may see it listed as vapaa-pääsy. Anyway, I always was interested about the exhibitions inside, but never felt compelled by...More

Thank Shawn C
Reviewed 18 November 2016 via mobile

I think this museum is the best one in this city. Don't miss the downstairs. It is beautiful and there is a spinning wheel machine there that you can try it. It gives good felling 😊 I liked the costume very much, they were unique...More

Thank Nasrin N
Reviewed 4 August 2016

The absolute best museum in the city! I loved it from the bottom to the top! Old national costumes, prints, crafts, interactive exhibitions. An amazing place for anyone who does hand-made items or likes decorating. By the way, visits are free on Fridays and with...More

1  Thank Natalia I
Reviewed 29 June 2016

When you enter a museum for craft you think you find well made textiles. But this museum was much more! It told about the lives of past generations, how their attire was made and how it developped. We spent there a long time, but it...More

Thank HanneleH
Reviewed 28 June 2016

This museum has a crafts room where visitors can choose designs and materials to create a craft project. The children with us enjoyed this.

Thank Nancy R
Reviewed 1 June 2016

Anyone interested in crafts and local art history should visit this pleasant little museum. Attached is probably the only "tourist" type shop in this University town. The museum is easily understood and there is a "try it yourself" workshop area fantastic for children. There is...More

1  Thank Dr_Chris_Gordon
Reviewed 12 February 2016

On fridays are free entrance and also on special events as Christmas markets where there are intresting handicraft works sold by their makers. The Aivia shop next door is an excellenct place to by handmade gifts. I visit there several times during a year.

Thank Hanne2014
Reviewed 29 October 2015

Often interesting exhibions for all who are interested in crafts. Downstairs a compact introduction to the history of Finnish crafts. In summer artists at work at the street in front of the museum. Sometimes workshops, handicraft events, Christmas markets etc. - a place worth keeping...More

Thank Ode64
Reviewed 20 September 2015

Cute little museum right in the center of town. Free on Fridays during the low season (which in Finland means 'most of the year'...). It's nothing spectacular, but you can see that the people running it have lots of good ideas (and a sense of...More

Thank sebhoff
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