South Karelia Museum, Lappeenranta

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South Karelia Museum is located in Lappeenranta. Take a look at our Lappeenranta itinerary maker site to schedule your visit to South Karelia Museum and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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  • After being in Lappeenranta for such a long time, I finally had opportunity to visit this museum. The museum has two sections: one for temporary exhibitions and one for permanent. The section with per...  more »
  • The Museum is located in the territory of the former fortress in two small stone buildings. Once there were artillery barracks, the entrance stand two ancient cannons. Built were at the beginning of 19 century. This is a typical Finnish Provincial Museum. In a small exposition of exhibits dedicated to the three cities of South Karelia and Vyborg from Lappeenranta, Priozersk, which once formed part of Finland. In particular, the Museum is a great layout of the city of Viipuri. There is a small shop with souvenirs and books.
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  • Two buildings from the cut of the Stone faces on the territory of the fortress. Around the stele and artillery. Passing the buildings you can climb to the fortress parapet and carefully pass along the borders of the fortress. With this height have a beautiful view of the Lake and parking of boats and yachts.
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