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!

Opening hours:

  • From January to April Tue–Sun 10–17
  • May daily 10–17
  • From June to August daily 10–19
  • September daily 10–17
  • From October to December Tue–Sun 10–17

Admission tickets:

  • Adults 10 €
  • Pensioners 8 €
  • Students 8 €
  • Children (4–15 years) 5 €
  • Family ticket 25 €

 

Opening hours, admission and pricelist

Events and Exhibitions

Events

Forest Culture Days

Forest Culture Days, the largest event at Lusto, takes place every other year. The Forest culture weekend, full of events, offers genuine experiences...

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Events

The Day of the Finnish Christmas Tree
26.11.

The Day of the Finnish Christmas Tree is a heart-warming, eventful day where the whole family can get into the spirit of Christmas....

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Events

Tool Sharpening Days
18.6.

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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Events

Work Demonstrations and Theme Days

Work demonstrations and theme days complement Lusto's activities as a forestry information centre and forestry information agent. Tradition meets the latest novelties at...

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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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Permanent exhibition

The room of silence – a virtual nature experience

The Room of Silence, offering you a virtual experience of Finnish nature, is part of the permanent exhibition of Lusto. When your enter...

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Special exhibition

The wolf, the saw and the GPS – Finnish Forest Museum history

Why have forest museum collections over the years included a coconut, an ostrich egg, a wool-spinning paddle, a bow saw, a soldier’s helmet,...

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