Admission with Museum Card

Civil Guard and Lotta Svrd Museum

Kauppakatu 17,
60100 Seinjoki

The museum for voluntary national defense operates in a building designed by Alvar Aalto for the South Ostrobothnian Defence Corps and Lotta Svrd organisations.


The museum operates in the South Ostrobothnian Defence Corps building in the city centre. The museum buildings, designed by Alvar Aalto, were built in 1924-26. The three-storey house represents classicism, with features of functionalism and Ostrobothnian building heritage.

In 1926, offices of the South Ostrobothnian Defence Corps and the Lotta Svrd organisations operated in the building. Matti Laurila, head of the defence corps district, and his family lived on the top floor of the house.

The main building holds exhibitions about defence corps, the Lotta Svrd ogranisation and jgers, a meeting room, information desk and museum shop. The outbuilding presents an exhibition about Mannerheim and the Seinjoki headquarters.

The Suojeluskuntalainen (member of the defence corps) statue, the work of sculptor Pentti Papinaho, and the Suojeluskuntapoika (boy from the defence corps) and Lotta (member of women's voluntary defence organisation) reliefs are located in the inner yard.

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Museum exhibitions

Museum contact details

Civil Guard and Lotta Svrd Museum
Kauppakatu 17, 60100 Seinjoki

06 416 2734, 050 378 7998

Museum website

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Civil Guard and Lotta Svrd Museum, Kauppakatu 17, 60100 Seinjoki


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Admission fees

Admission with Museum Card
Admission with Museum Card

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Payment methods

Kteinen, pankkikortti, luottokortti.

Opening hours

Mon Closed
Tue Closed
Wed 12:00-18:00
Thu 12:00-16:00
Fri 12:00-16:00
Sat Closed
Sun 12:00-16:00