Saimaa Kanal Museum reviews
We've lived in Lappeenranta for many years but only now visited the Saimaa Canal Museum. The first impression was lovely; the interior is preserved in the original early 20th century style. The... more »
A nice and small museum, filled with information and models of the canal area. Very friendly staff! A small and cosy cafe with tasty-looking-cakes (we had just ate breakfast and had to pass these... more »
At Ms Camilla we have a candle-lit pit along the pedestrian channel. Really impressive.
A place to visit. The old-channel environment circumvents the path leading to the old channel gates. There is also a scenic path around the museum. The stair height of Mälkiän is the largest in the canal, and the ship's sulutus is an interesting event when it happens to the socks at the time of the ship. Kekkonen Park is also right beside the feathers. Definitely worth a visit on our trip to Lappeenranta. The swings and the canal are best experienced by the Lappeenranta-Vyborg canal cruise. Recommend.
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