Exhibitions

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

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

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 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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Special exhibition

Ilona Rista – A New Outlook on Wood Carving
28.4.2017 - 11.3.2018

Finnish wood and forests are very much to the fore in Ilona Rista’s art. She has made a name for herself by producing...

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Special exhibition

Building up a national identity
28.4.2017 - 7.1.2018

The exhibition looks at how art that has been inspired by the forest has been important with regards to the construction of the...

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Special exhibition

Crocheted Chainsaws
28.4.2017 - 7.1.2018

A child may be known by many names – and so may a chainsaw. The foreign names of the imported saws were adapted...

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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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Special exhibition

Punkaharju in postcards

Punkaharju is a major tourist destination which represents Finland’s national landscape, but how did it look in old postcards? Those that have survived...

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Permanent exhibition

Farewell to the Room of Silence

The Room of Silence exhibition has been a favourite experience among visitors to Lusto – the Finnish Forest Museum for more than 16...

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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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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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