Museums

Various museums in the campus cities offer many interesting exhibitions to culture enthusiasts.

Joensuu:

  • Carelicum -North Karelian Museum, A visit there is an excellent way of getting to know Joensuu and North Karelia, its culture, and the essence of Karelianness. Koskikatu 5
  • Joensuu Bunker Museum, Two renovated bunkers will take you back 50 years to the time when former generations fought for Finland's independence, Virrantaus 7

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Savonlinna:

  • Savonlinna Provincial Museum, The Provincial Museum concentrates on the history of South Savo and particularly on preserving, studying and presenting the history of sailing on Lake Saimaa, Riihisaari
  • Olavinlinna Castle, In addition to the castle itself, there are two small exhibitions in the castle: the Castle Museum displays artefacts found in the castle or related to it, and the Orthodox Museum displays icons and other religious artefacts both from Finland and Russia.