Karkkila-Högfors Workers’ Museum

KarkkilaAmong Ironworks and Mines > Images of a Working Life

Karkkila-Högfors Workers’ Museum, the Foundry Museum of Finland and Högfors Blast Furnace constitute Karkkila Ironworks Museum Senkka, a museum specialising in the history of the foundry industry.

Karkkila-Högfors Workers’ Museum is an open air museum in the area of Fagerkulla, which demonstrates the living conditions and environments of the workers from around 1850 to the 1960s. The old dwellings, set in their original sites, have been furnished as workers’ homes from different decades.

The old bakers cottage, Pakari, is home to a summer café.

Address: Vanha Fagerkullantie, Karkkila
Opening Hours: 7.6 – 13.8: Wed – Sun 12 – 16. Guided tours every hour on the hour. Also open for groups by arrangement.
Enquiries: +358 0500 938 337, tommi.kuutsa(a)karkkila.fi
Entrance Fee: Adults 3 €, children 1 €, combined entry to the Museum, the Blast Furnace and the Workers Museum 5 € for adults.
Links: www.karkkila.fi/ruukkimuseo
Temporary Exhibitions, events: See museums homepage
Other museums to visit: Foundry Museum of Finland, Högfors Blast Furnace
Services Café,  WC
Accessibility: Liikuntaeste Poor disabled access

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