Saarijärven museo / Päärakennus

Pleasure for the eyes and mind in the exhibitions

Contact information:
Saarijärven museo / Päärakennus

Herajärventie 2
43100 Saarijärvi

Web page

phone number:

044 459 8411/Toimisto (avoinna ma-pe toimistoaikana)
044 459 8412/Kahvio (avoinna näyttelyiden aukioloaikoina)

Opening hours:

Klo 12-19
V.  2015:  1.1.-31.5. to-su, 13.6.-31.8. ti-su ja 1.9.-31.12. to-su

The main building of the Saarijärvi museum hosts changing exhibitions on art and cultural history throughout the year. Admission fees: adults / children (4-12 years) 5 € / 1.50 €, groups of more than 10 adults 3 €. Guided tours for groups by appointment (1 hour). Pre-booked guided tour 25 €. Group visits by arrangement.

In June-July 2015 guided tours in Siellä jossain – memorial exhibition of World War II without additional fee on Wednesdays at 14.00 hours. The tour takes about an hour and is included in the regular entrance fee.

In the cafeteria there is a shop (publications of the museum, books of authors from Saarijärvi, village books, Saarijärvi annual art t-shirts etc.)

Permanent sculpture exhibition in the yard area — Sculpture Park. Herb Garden and a restored Meadow tended to by Luonnonystävät and Toivi Järvinen’s home art exhibition.

The summer museum venues are the Gentry Home Museum, Juhola and Stone Age Village. Guided tours in the Toivi Järvinen Art Home and the Herala Art Home are available by appointment. The exhibitions in the museum are presented in the event calendar and on the museum website.


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