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Stundars Open Air Museum and Centre of Culture and Art

Stundarsvgen 5,
65450 Sulva (Korsholm)

Come and experience life as it may have been at the turn of the 20th century in the countryside in Swedish-speaking Ostrobothnia.

 

Stundars museum village in Mustasaari is one of the largest open-air museums in all of Finland. The museum consists of multiple buildings, that were all relocated from villages in Korsholm and the Vaasa region. In the museum village there is a country shop, a village school, and a farmhouse, as well as many artisans workshops and crofters cottages.

Stundars offers an extensive view into daily life during the turn of the of the 20th century, through guided tours in the museum buildings and the exhibits. At the museum village it is also possible to see work and handicrafts demonstrations, as well as take part in daily chores. During the summer season it is also possible to meet the animals living at Stundars.
Stundars has something to offer for all ages and there are public events and programmes all year round, such as handicrafts days, markets, and childrens activities. There is even an art studio and a printing museum, while Stundars also hosts caf Cirkas and the private restaurant Hemmer.

Stundars open-air museum had its beginning in 1938, when schoolteacher Gunnar Rosenholm founded the Solf village local history society. Rosenholm was an avid collector of agricultural artefacts and inspired the locals to take part in a unique museum project. The buildings are decorated to reflect daily life in the countryside of the early 20th century. On the hill there is a lofty farmhouse, surrounded by economy buildings, barns and a bakers cottage. In contrast to the relative wealth of the farmer there are the humble cottages and workshops in the Gray Village. These represent the dispossessed, who did not own any land and who made their living through day labour and handicrafts.

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Museum contact details

Stundars Open Air Museum and Centre of Culture and Art
Stundarsvgen 5, 65450 Sulva (Korsholm)

(06) 57 099 000

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Stundars Open Air Museum and Centre of Culture and Art, Stundarsvgen 5, 65450 Sulva (Korsholm)


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Admission fees

Admission with Museum Card
Admission with Museum Card

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Payment methods

Kteinen, pankkikortti, Mobile Pay, Museokortti

Opening hours

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

21.1.-25.6.2023 and 16.8.-31.12.2023 museum is open on Thursdays 11-15, free entry on Thursdays. Other times and guided tours by appointment. Summer season 26.6.-15.8.2023 open daily 11-16.

Guided tours

During the summer season (26.6.-15.8.2023, Mon-Sun 11-16) the museum village can be visited with an entry fee. Knowledge about past life in the countryside can be reached through guided tours, handicrafts demonstrations and exhibits, as well as during themed days. Information for the guided tours of the museum village during the summer season can be found at www.stundars.fi. Guided tours during other parts of the year by appointment, at info@stundars.fi.