Admission with Museum Card

The Rune Singer's House

Parppeinvaara poem village, Ilomantsi

  • 1.6.2012–31.12.2020

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

Admission fees

Admission with Museum Card
Admission with Museum Card


Payment methods

Kteinen, yleisimmt pankki- ja luottokortit.

Opening hours

Mon Closed
Tue Closed
Wed 12:00-16:00
Thu Closed
Fri 12:00-16:00
Sat 12:00-16:00
Sun 12:00-16:00

In winter 1.9.2020-31.5.2021 on Wednesdays at 12-16. In summer open daily, June and August 11-17, July 10-18