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South Karelia Museum Reviews
Музей расположился в зданиях, где раньше были артиллерийские склады. Строения обращают на себя внимание, выделяясь среди других, материалом для которых послужил красный кирпич, так как построены из ме... more »The museum is located in buildings where there used to be artillery warehouses. Buildings attract attention, standing out among others, the material for which was the red brick, as built from local natural stone. The main exposition of the museum is called "on the Border" and tells about the main periods of the history of Lappeenranta, Viipuri (Vyborg) and Kykisalmi (Priozerska). The fate of these cities largely determined their border situation, as well as the fact that they stood on Crossing major trade routes. Of particular interest in the exposition is the layout of Vyborg as it was in 1939, the area of 24 square meters. The huge disadvantage of all expositions of the Finnish museums, in my opinion, is the absence of explanatory materials in the Russian language. Yes, I understand perfectly well that in the country speak Swedish and Finnish and...
Museossa on kaksi osastoa, toisessa kiertävä näyttely sekä toisessa pysyvä näyttely. Tällä kertaa oli Kalevala-Korun juhlanäyttely, hienosti rakennettu näyttely. Hieman enemmän olisi saanut olla koruj... more »The museum has two divisions, one touring exhibition and one permanent exhibition. This time it was the Kalevala-Koru celebration exhibition, a finely constructed exhibition. A little more would have gotten to be jewelry.
Really interesting exhibitions! I didnt knew much about Karelian history or even the region/city of Lappeenranta. They had info in both Finnish and English for everything and their exhibitions were fascinating! If you are in town I really urge you to go here, if not for the museum so for the area of Linnoitus where there are other museums and a beautiful view over the whole city.
A permanent introduction to Vyborg was good. But glad to be an all-out tour of Kalevala Koru with interactive devices. A nice playground for children. WCT. Location time at the forefront of the fortress area. In summer, the nature around. Helpful staff.
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