Along the King’s Road

Along the King’s Road

The King’s Road, or the Great Coastal Road, is the medieval road that was laid to connect Turku and Viipuri. Along this route there are today several museums.

The Mechanisation of Agricultu...

The Mechanisation of Agriculture

Large efforts have been made in the region in the last 20-30 years to preserve the memories attached to the development of mechanised agriculture.

Agriculture in the Good Old Ti...

Agriculture in the Good Old Times

Tools and practices used in the day before the mechanisation of agriculture are featured in the museums along this route.

Discovering the Ancient Times

Discovering the Ancient Times

Our ancestors have left many clues to the past in Western Uusimaa, such as dwellings and graves from ancient times.

In the Footsteps of Famous Fin...

In the Footsteps of Famous Finns

There are many remarkable individuals to learn more about in Western Uusimaa. At Ekenäs Museum Centre EKTA, the artist Helene Schjerfbeck is in the spotlight.

Among Ironworks and Mines

Among Ironworks and Mines

The old industrial traditions in Western Uusimaa, especially within the ironworks industry, are represented by the museums in Karkkila and by Fiskars Museum in Raseborg.

Post-war Shops

Post-war Shops

In the museums along this route, the visitor can travel back to the 1950s-60s by stepping into the air of a bygone era in general stores and small specialist shops.

The History of Finnish Healthc...

The History of Finnish Healthcare

There are three hospital museums in Western Uusimaa. They are all located in
Raseborg, with each museum featuring a different speciality.

Remnants of the War from Hanko...

Remnants of the War from Hanko to Porkkala

In these museums in Western Uusimaa, the last wars and their consequences are examined.

From Cottage to Castle

From Cottage to Castle

Whilst travelling along this route, visitors can get the lowdown on the different living conditions and environments of the different social classes in the past.

Museums by boat

Museums by boat

Some of the museums in the region can be reached by water. The distance from
the nearest guest harbour to each museum averages only a few hundred metres.

Images of a Working Life

Images of a Working Life

Museums along this route introduce the visitor to the working life in different industries, such as the electrical industry and the ironworks industry.