Admission with Museum Card

Olavinlinna Castle

57130 Savonlinna

One of the best known sights in Finland, this medieval castle by a beautiful lake has been the stage of thousands of stories and many legendary battles.


The building of Olavinlinna, castle of St. Olaf, began in 1475. The Danish-born founder of the castle, knight Erik Axelsson Tott, decided that a powerful fortification should be built to protect the strategically important Savo region. The castle was supposed to repel Russian attacks from the east and to guarantee the control of the Savo region for the Swedish Crown. The history of Olavinlinna is a mixture of medieval arms clashing, cannons roaring and every-day chores inside the security of the castle's thick walls.

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Museum contact details

Olavinlinna Castle
Olavinlinna, 57130 Savonlinna

0295 33 6942

Museum website

Yhteydet julkisilla

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Olavinlinna Castle, Olavinlinna, 57130 Savonlinna


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Admission fees

Admission with Museum Card
Admission with Museum Card

Yhteislippu 17 , sisnpsy Olavinlinna ja Savonlinnan museo.

Payment methods

kteinen, yleisimmt pankki- ja luottokortit, museokortti
kontanter, vanliga betal- och kreditkort, museikortet

Opening hours

Mon 10:00-16:00
Tue 10:00-16:00
Wed 10:00-16:00
Thu 10:00-16:00
Fri 10:00-16:00
Sat 11:00-16:00
Sun 11:00-16:00

Closed 29.3,31.3.,1.4.,1.5., 16.12.-26.12.2024 and 31.12.2024.

Guided tours

Guided tours in English are made daily in June,July and August.
The guided tours in English start on the hour. The las guided tour starts 1 hour before the closing time.