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The Rune Singer's House

Parppeinvaara poem village, Ilomantsi

  • 1.6.2012–31.12.2023

The Rune Singer's House was built in 1964 to commemorate the bards and the Karelian architecture. The architect of the House was Aulis Kalma. The Rune Singer's House was he first post-war building to be constructed in the traditional Karelian style in Finland.


Inside the Rune Singer's House you will find a main room of the Karelian house with an exhibition of local Karelian traditions. The exhibition lightens the history of the Kantele and also includes a large collection of the Kalevala epic in different languages.

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Museum contact details

Parppeinvaara poem village
Parppeintie 4 C, 82900 Ilomantsi

050 375 8787

Museum website

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Parppeinvaara poem village, Parppeintie 4 C, 82900 Ilomantsi


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Admission fees

Admission with Museum Card
Admission with Museum Card


Payment methods

Kteinen, yleisimmt pankki- ja luottokortit.

Opening hours

Mon 11:00-17:00
Tue 11:00-17:00
Wed 11:00-17:00
Thu 11:00-17:00
Fri 11:00-17:00
Sat 11:00-17:00
Sun 11:00-17:00

In summer open daily, June and August 11-17, July 10-18. In winter 1.9.-31.5. on Wednesdays at 12-16.