Admission with Museum Card

Deciphering Roof Trusses – Exploring Medieval Wooden Structures

Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum, Savonlinna

  • 28.4.2022–2.10.2022

The exhibition presents the world of roof trusses hidden beneath medieval shingle roofs, as well as the work of the research team exploring them.


The exhibition includes texts and illustrations, scale model as well as material and film showing the everyday life of the field work.

The wooden building heritage preserved from the Middle Ages in Finland is hidden within the roof structures of less than twenty stone churches. This unique source material, tells about medieval wooden constructions and is part of our nations medieval built cultural heritage. For example, from the roof structures of the churches we can get an understanding of how they were built, how the church building sites operated, and how the local community participated in the construction.

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Museum contact details

Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum
Lustontie 1, 58450 Punkaharju

(015) 345 100

Museum website

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Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum, Lustontie 1, 58450 Punkaharju


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Admission fees

Admission with Museum Card
Admission with Museum Card


Payment methods

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Opening hours

Mon 10:00-17:00
Tue 10:00-17:00
Wed 10:00-17:00
Thu 10:00-17:00
Fri 10:00-17:00
Sat 10:00-17:00
Sun 10:00-17:00

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