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Free museums and art exhibitions in the historical cartridge factory

The cultural center of Vanha Paukku is situated in the old cartridge factory, which was opened in... read more

Reviewed 10 July 2018
JariJK
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Kouvola, Finland
Brilliant industrial mileau re-development

A very nice place to visit at Lapua. Re-developed industrial site has an interesting history. At... read more

Reviewed 7 July 2015
Jari K
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Lapua, Finland
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10 Jul 2018
“Free museums and art exhibitions in the historical cartridge factory”
7 Jul 2015
“Brilliant industrial mileau re-development”
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Reviewed 10 July 2018

The cultural center of Vanha Paukku is situated in the old cartridge factory, which was opened in 1923. There are free museums, art exhibitions, a library, some factory outlets and at least two restaurants there. These were very interesting. We also ate very good and...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 7 July 2015

A very nice place to visit at Lapua. Re-developed industrial site has an interesting history. At present it hosts boutiques, art museum, theatre, cafeteria, chapel, library etc.

Date of experience: July 2015
2  Thank Jari K
Reviewed 27 November 2014

Vanha Paukku has several interesting targets. The museums offer a great knowledge package of the old cartridge factory that used to operate here. For the first time in my life I actually felt INTERESTED in whatever there was on display, points for that! I had...More

Date of experience: July 2014
2  Thank Topsu2
Reviewed 16 July 2013

Visited museum and area during a working holiday. Very interesting although, past history. Souvenir shop and also various buildings with artefacts on area, local art and library and day care centre in facilities.

Date of experience: August 2012
Thank Beth A
Reviewed 10 September 2012

We had a short visit to this center with our relatives. The location used to be an ammunition factory that exploded in the 1970s with catastrophic results. Forty people died. This culture center is built on the remains of the factory and depicts the history...More

Date of experience: August 2012
1  Thank K-JA_Finland
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