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Some very interesting exhibits about the (fascinating) local history of Porvoo, these museums are well worth a visit.
Entry is €8 or €6 for pensioners. I hopefully offered my student card to try to get a discount and they let me in for €6 so...More
Really nice contemporary shows with well-written stories about the kovan history, starting from the ice age until 1900s. Able to see both the local history, and how people lived and survived. Recommend!
Holm house is located next to the town hall of Porvoo in the old town. You can access two museums, town hall and Holm house, with one ticket.
The museum hosts an exhibition of the life of a wealthy merchant family. There is also couple...More
In the charming setting of the delightful cobbled square these two buildings are the ideal home for the museum of Porvoo. Dating from the mid 18th century the houses are fine exhibits in their own right.
The items on display are interesting and varied. They...More
Two absolute gems within 20 yards of each other we were very taken with the pleasant staff in both buildings with rooms set out as in days gone by and some very interesting antiques Children will love the lion wielding a sword on the ground...More
I quite enjoyed Holm House with the beautiful Rococo-period furnishings. The Old Town Museum, maybe not quite so interesting. But as you can get into both museums for a single fee (8 € at time of writing), and they're within 30 seconds of each other,...More
Small city with a small museum. I quite like the autheticity of the museum and it has some interesting pieces. The part of first Russian Tsar visit to Finland was the best. Others, like all the old costumes, not so much - obviously a matter...More