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nekoski Art Museum

Kuhnamontie 1,
44100 nekoski

Get to know Mr. Toivo Parantainen and his remarkable collection of fine art at nekoski Art Museum!

 

Permanent exhibition presents works of fine art from the collection of Mr. Toivo Parantainen. Parantainen (1921-1994) was a teacher and an art collector. He founded art house” at his home, an old school building in Liimattala, Konginkangas, where he exhibited not only pieces of art of his collection, but he also offered artists exhibition space. Art house” became later on a foundation and the maintenance was shifted to the city of nekoski.

Permanent exhibition has been renewed in summer 2021. It lifted up well-known Finnish artists as H.Ahtela, Hugo Simberg, Simo Hannula, Urho Lehtinen and Veikko Vionoja.

Temporary exhibitions present wide variety of local art.

nekoski Art Museum is situated in an attractive villa, built in 1900. At first, villa acted as home to the family Hammarn, the father being the head of the nekoski Mills. Later on, in 1920s and 1930s, villa provided apartments for the graduate engineers and their families and in 1950s and 1960s it served the forest industry as assembly rooms for important foreign visitors and sociable balls. Villa was renovated in 1970s as offices for the staff of the mill. In 2004 the municipality of nekoski purchased building in order to establish an art museum and to offer appropriate premises for the art collection of Toivo Parantainen. The first exhibition was opened to public in October 2005.

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nekoski Art Museum
Kuhnamontie 1, 44100 nekoski

0400 439 807

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Admission fees

Admission with Museum Card
Admission with Museum Card

3/2/0 sek Museokortilla;

Payment methods

kteinen / cash, Visa, Mastercard, American Express, UnionPay, Diners Club, Discover, G Pay, Apple Pay

Opening hours

Mon Closed
Tue Closed
Wed 11:00-17:00
Thu 11:00-17:00
Fri 11:00-17:00
Sat 11:00-15:00
Sun 11:00-15:00

closed on Midsummer Eve and Day 25.-26.6.

Guided tours

No guidances during corona epidemic.