See and experience

Rauma is a real treat for museum and art lovers. There are things to see and experience for people of all ages in the city´s museums. The museums help you to familiarise yourself with for example lace-making and maritime history as well as city living in different eras in the heart of Old Rauma. All the city´s museums are open in the summer 2021 and many of them are open all year round.

The Kiikartorni lookout tower by Syväraumanlahti bay offers the best view of maritime landscapes. The Rauma water tower other hand offers a spectacular view over the city centre.

The Old Town Hall Museum

Old Town Hall and flowers

The Old Town Hall Museum has two exhibitions in the summer time; the Rauma Lace exhibition and Kosti Koskinen – The Diary of a Street Man. Kosti Koskinen is a local artist. The museum store Kistupuad, has an extensive selection of items for souvenirs.

Open in summer 1.6.–31.8. daily at 10–17 o´clock.

Kauppakatu 13, tel. +358 44 793 3532, rauman.museo@rauma.fi, www.rauma.fi/museo

Marela Museum

Marela ship owner´s home museum outside

Marela is a home museum of merchant and shipowner families. The museum shows what the family’s life was like in the early 20th century. Marela houses three exhibitions in summer time; photo exhibition Me and my pet, Women’s work, Embroidery and cozy comfort – a Biedermeier parlour in Rauma style.

Open in summer 1.6.–31.8. Tue–Sun at 10–17 o´clock.

Kauppakatu 24, puh. +358 44 567 9183, rauman.museo@rauma.fi, www.rauma.fi/museo

Kirsti Museum

Kirsti Museum and apple tree flowers

Kirsti´s yard and its buildings shed light on the construction methods used in the city in the 18th century and the beginning of the 19th century. The museum showcases the lives of owner and renter families in the 20th century.

Open in summer 1.6.–31.8. Tue–Sun at 10–17 o´clock.

Pohjankatu 3, tel. 044 793 3529 (only in summer), rauman.museo@rauma.fi, www.rauma.fi/museo

Rauma Art Museum

Rauma Art Museum in Hauenguano

The pink museum offers its visitors art experiences from classical painting to changing exhibitions of contemporary art. The more than 200-year-old museum building and its courtyard are the best-preserved entities in Old Rauma. Lace exhibition On the skin in Rauma Art Museum from 12 June to 26 September. Exhibition is curated by designer Paola Suhonen.

Open in summer 12.6.–26.9. Tue-Sun at 10–17 o´clock.

Kuninkaankatu 37, tel. +358 2 822 4346, taidemuseo@rauma.fi, www.raumantaidemuseo.fi

Rauma Maritime Museum

Rauma Maritime Museum and hellms

Rauma Maritime Museum is located in the former Rauma Maritime School, which was completed in 1900. The Maritime Museum presents the city´s rich maritime history. At the museum, the spotlight focuses not only on ships, but also on sailors.

Open in summer 1.6.–8.8. every day at 11–17 o’clock. 9.–31.8. at Tue–Fri at 12–16, Sat at 11–17 o’clock.

Kalliokatu 34, tel. +358 2 822 4911, info@rmm.fi, www.rmm.fi

Lönnström museums

Lönnström Home Museum

Teresia ja Rafael Lönnström´s home museum displays the unique home and art collection of this Rauma-based industrialist couple.

Open in summer 1.–30.6. Sat–Sun at 12–16 o’clock, 1.7.–31.8. Wed-Sun at 12-16 o´clock.

Syväraumankatu 41, tel. +358 45 2610 504, info@lonnstrominmuseot.fi, www.lonnstrominmuseot.fi

Church of the Holy Cross

Chandelier and ceiling painting of the Church of the Holy Cross

The Church of the Holy Cross is built by a Franciscan brotherhood in 1512. The beautiful Church of the Holy Cross continues to be one of the most popular attractions in Rauma.

Open in summer 3.5.–3.10. Mon–Fri at 10–17 o’clock, Sat at 10–15 o’clock, Sun at 10–16 o’clock (3.5.–31.7.) and Sun at 10–15 o’clock (1.8.–3.10.).

Luostarinkatu 1, tel. +358 2 8377 5300, rauma.seurakunta@evl.fi, www.raumanseurakunta.fi

Lookout Tower

Sunny view from Rauma water tower.

The Rauma water tower offers a spectacular view over the city centre. Observation deck is 66,5 meters above sea level. You will also find restaurant Rauman Torni from the tower.

Open Mon-Thu at 11–22 o’clock, Fri at 10–23 o’clock, Sat at 12–23 o’clock and Sun at 12–19 o’clock.

Vesitornintie 2, tel +358 41 314 6182, info@raumantorni.fi, www.raumantorni.fi

Kiikartorni Lookout Tower

Lookout tower Kiikartorni with the flags.

The Kiikartorni lookout tower by Syväraumanlahti bay offers the best view of maritime landscapes. Syväraumanlahti bay is a busy harbour. From the lookout tower you can watch the boat traffic in the harbour.

Open in summer every day at 10–20 o’clock.

Suvitie 10, tel. +358 187 7793, info@merijakamo.fi, www.merijakamo.fi

Nokka Art Croft

Nokka Art Croft´s art exhibition is open 31.5.–29.8.

Suvitie 10, tel. +358 40 7798173, inspira@dnainternet.net, http://inspirary.net

Tammela House

Renovation centre Tammela

Tammela House showcases UNESCO World Heritage in Rauma as well as renovation activities in Old Rauma.

Open in summer 1.6.–31.8. every day at 11–17 o´clock.

Eteläpitkäkatu 17, tel. +358 44 793 4775, oppaat.tammela@rauma.fi, www.vanharauma.fi/tammela

Kordelin Chapel

Alfred Kordelin chapel in spring.

Kordelin Chapel was built in memory of Alfred Kordelin (1868–1917), a major landowner, businessman and a patron. This 100 years old chapel is located in the old cemetery of Rauma.

Open in summer Mon–Fri at 8–15 o’clock. Visitors are asked to note that the chapel still serves as a chapel.

Kaunisjärvenkatu 4, www.raumanseurakunta.fi

Local History Museum Muina

In the Local History Museum Muina, you can experience the atmosphere of a peasant courtyard in an authentic rural environment. The museum’s collections include 1,800 objects from rural life from the 19th century and the beginning of the 20th century.

Open in summer 15.6.–15.9. Tue at 12–15 o´clock, Wed–Fri at 12–14 o´clock, Sun 14–16 o´clock.

Muinantie 7, Vasarainen, tel. 02 534 6056, www.muina.fi