Englannin kielinen sivusto


Museo in English

Pielisen museo - The Museum of Lieksa

Pielisen museo is a local museum of the Lieksa district and the second largest open-air museum in Finland. The museum consists of the main building and an extensive outdoor area with more than 70 buildings.

The open-air museum displays farm houses with outbuildings from three centuries, mills, forest worker's log cabins and timber floating machinery, farming implements and tools, storehouses containing vehicles, boats, fishing tackle and firefighting equipment.

The museum is located by the Lieksanjoki river, near the town centre of Lieksa.

Paateri, the home and studio of Eva Ryynänen, also belongs to the museum. Eva Ryynänen was a local sculptor and her home can be found at Vuonislahti, about 27 km from the town centre of Lieksa.

Paateri is a beautiful place located near lake Pielinen and it consists of the artist's home, studio, church and café, all designed by the sculptress and full of her works of art.

Paateri is open for visitors May 15th - Sept 15th daily 10am - 18pm (at Midsummer Eve 10am - 4pm). CONTACT: Paateri 21, FI-81560 Vuonislahti, tel. +358 4010 44055

Driving directions to Paateri here.

Museum Opening Hours and Admission Prices


Winter (Sept 16th - May 14th)

Open Tuesday to Friday: 10am–3pm (the exhibition halls only, the open air museum is closed)

Closed on Public Holidays

Adults 3 €, children (aged 7–12), 1 €, groups min. 20 persons 2 € / each

Free admission on winter Wednesdays.

Summer (May 15th – Sept 15th)

Open daily: 10am–6pm
Closed at Midsummer Eve

Adults 7 €, children (7–12) 1,50 €, groups min. 20 persons 5,50 € / each, families (2+2) 15 €


Pielisen museo
Pappilantie 2
FI-81720 Lieksa, Finland
tel. +358 4010 44151
email: museo@lieksa.fi