Lusto – the finnish forest museum

Lusto is a national museum and science centre focusing on Finnish forest culture and illustrating the interaction between man and the forest from the past to the future.

Lusto’s exhibitions, events, work demonstrations and theme days provide a diverse and illustrative insight into the significance of forests in the life of Finns. Lusto is sure to appeal to visitors of all ages. Welcome to Lusto!

» Lusto – the Finnish Forest Museum is closed due the coronavirus outbreak

Opening hours:

Lusto is closed until 13th May 2020

  • May daily 10–17
  • From June to August daily 10–18
  • September daily 10–17
  • From October to December Tue–Sun 10–17

Ticket sale ends 60 minutes before museum closing time.

Admission tickets:

  • Adults 11 €
  • Pensioners 8 €
  • Students 8 €
  • Children (4–15 years) 5 €
  • Family ticket 27 €

Opening hours, admission and pricelist

Events and Exhibitions

Events

The harvest festival

Rural producers and consumers will meet at the Harvest Festival in Lusto on Saturday, September 12, 2020. The event will feature the authentic...

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Events

Naturally fit – Well-being from the woods

Come and spend a refreshing and forest inspired wellness day in Lusto. ”Naturally fit – Well-being from the woods” open-air event introduces the...

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Events

Me and the forest -collection campaign

Memory collection campaign about Finns’ relationship with the forest 15 Jan 2020–15 Oct 2020

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Special exhibition

WOODSIE – Images and stories of relationships with the forest
19.2.2019 - 29.3.2020

The Woodsie exhibition gives an insight into contemporary Finns' relationships with the forest. In 2017 and 2018, Lusto collected Woodsies – or selfies...

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Events

The Day of the Finnish Christmas Tree

The Day of the Finnish Christmas Tree in Lusto, the first event during Advent season, is a warm and diverse event where you...

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Events

Tool Sharpening Days

Blunt forest and hand tools will be sharpened at the Lusto Tool Sharpening Days twice a year. You can get your clearing saws,...

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Permanent exhibition

Lusto for Children

Lusto is a fun place to visit with children! The miniatures in the exhibitions are interesting for all ages, as they provide an...

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Permanent exhibition

Bioenergy and Innovations

The Bioenergy exhibition introduces wood-based forms of energy, from traditional heating methods to wood pellets and liquid fuels. The exhibition displaying innovative products...

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Permanent exhibition

The Forests of the Finns

For Finns, the forest has always been – and still is – not only a source of income and a treasure trove of...

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Permanent exhibition

The Century of Forest Improvements

An immense amount of work to enhance silviculture was done in Finland in the 20th century. The Century of Forest Improvements exhibition depicts...

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Permanent exhibition

The Old Logging Site

The old logging site exhibition takes the visitor to the old time logging sites and timber floating routes – to the golden age...

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Permanent exhibition

The Time of the Machines

The Time of the Machines exhibition explores the mechanization of timber harvesting, as well as the development of forestry and the forest industry....

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Lusto – the Finnish Forest Museum is closed

Lusto - the Finnish Forest Museum is closed, and the events are cancelled until May 13, 2020 to slow down the coronavirus outbreak...

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Upcoming exhibitions and events 2020

Lusto’s exhibitions and events provide a diverse and illustrative insight into the significance of forests in the life of Finns. In 2020 special...

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