Exhibitions

Special exhibition

A Man’s Job

Finnish forest workers’ standard of living and working conditions became topics of debate in the 1950s and 1960s, attracting attention even from the...

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Special exhibition

Lumberjack’s culture days – a legendary forest-related event of 1967-2000

The exhibition “Lumberjack's culture days” is composed of Lusto's collections in honour of the forest workers' own cultural event. The exhibition comprising posters,...

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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 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

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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Special exhibition

Controlled burning – Photographs about using fire in forest management

The exhibition “Controlled burning” presents the use of fire in promoting forest management and forest biodiversity through photographs made by Benjam Pöntinen, a...

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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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Special exhibition

A man’s job – Finland at a turning point in 1970 as seen in unique photographs

Lusto’s main exhibition of 2020 – "A man's job"– offers touching and largely unprecedented photographs of the forest workers and the transformation of...

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