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Fine small museum

A fine atmospheric museum in a beautiful building.I recommend all those interested in the local... read more

Reviewed 11 March 2018
Parainen, Finland

This is a gem of a museum. Beautiful decor with interesting family history. Staff in the museum... read more

Reviewed 10 December 2017
Claire B
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11 Mar 2018
“Fine small museum”
10 Dec 2017
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Kauppakatu 24, Rauma 26100, Finland
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Reviewed 11 March 2018

A fine atmospheric museum in a beautiful building.I recommend all those interested in the local history.

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed 10 December 2017 via mobile

This is a gem of a museum. Beautiful decor with interesting family history. Staff in the museum were exceptionally welcoming giving us a personal tour. There were themed rooms of 40s,50s,60s,70s,80s &90s with items you can interact with including retro computer games and old vinyl...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Claire B
Reviewed 17 July 2017

Marela Museum house is part of a 3 museum bundle with your 8€ ticket (or free with Museum Card). The house was probably the largest and most luxurious house in Rauma at the end of the 19th century. The owner was a prosperous owner of...More

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank Eric_PAQUAY
Reviewed 8 August 2016

This is a great house to see how the wealthy of the 1700s and 1800s lived. It is worth spending the time to learn about the family history and the changing of ownership and why and see how new technologies were incorporated over the centuries....More

Date of experience: August 2016
1  Thank AdventurePhiles
Reviewed 18 July 2016

A trip to Finland would not be complete without visiting beautiful Old Rauma and it would be unfortunate to leave without learning some of the history. This house belonged to a wealthy seagoing merchant and philanthropist and has been lovingly preserved. We asked at reception...More

Date of experience: July 2016
1  Thank bonn53
Reviewed 9 July 2016 via mobile

The richest man in Rauma lived in this house 150 years ago. The house was both his home and office and gives a good idea how his life was like. The museum is tidy, informative and well organised. I love Old Rauma and was hoping...More

Date of experience: July 2016
1  Thank HankHaricot
Reviewed 21 September 2015

I loved this little museum that allows you to see the way a wealthy shipping family lived. You can also see how modifications were made over the years. It was Lace Week during our visit, so we also got to see many displays of lace...More

Date of experience: July 2015
Thank Leighsa
Reviewed 17 March 2015

Small museum in a house where a shipowner lived in the 18th century. Gives and impression of that time. Worthwhile but not outstanding.

Date of experience: June 2014
Thank WW25
Reviewed 27 May 2014

The well-kept home museum of a shipping company owner is a wonderful place to visit. It is possible to imagine the daily life of the family in those days.

Date of experience: July 2013
1  Thank njkTampere
Reviewed 1 September 2012

The rooms of this house museum are full of period furniture and other decorations, giving a clear picture of the life of the wealthy of the late 1900s. Special features: decorative tile stoves, period costumes. During our visit was a special exhibition of regional folk...More

Date of experience: August 2012
1  Thank Eclipsegroupie
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