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Entrance to the Kainuu Museum


Kainuun Museo
Asemakatu 4
87100 Kajaani


Office tel. 044 7100 506
Exhibition space tel. 044 7100 494

Location of the museum on the map

Opening hours of the exhibitions

Mon, Tue, Thu, Fri, Sun 12:00-16:00
Wed 12:00-19:00
Closed on Saturdays
The day before a national holiday open from 12:00–15:00

Free entry

  • 2021

    1 January, New Year’s Day, closed
    6 January, Twelfth Night, closed
    1 April, Maundy Thursday, open 12:00–15:00
    2–5 April, Easter, closed
    30 April, May Day Eve, open 12:00–15:00
    12 May, open 12:00–15:00
    13 May, Ascension Day, closed
    24 June, Midsummer Eve’s eve, open 12:00–15:00
    25 June, Midsummer Eve, closed
    5 November, the eve of All Saint’s Day, open 12:00–15:00
    6 December, Independence Day, closed
    23 December, Christmas Eve’s eve, open 12:00–15:00
    24–26 December, closed
    31 December, New Year’s Eve, open 12:00–15:00

Museum office, library and archives

The museum office, library and photo archives are open Mon-Fri 08:00–16:00.

Open the day before a national holiday from 08:00–15:00.

The works in the museum’s reference library can be found in the Kajaani City Library’s database. The books are not available for home loan. Please contact a member of staff if you have any questions about the library.

The museum library, photo archives and archive collection are available to anyone interested. Please book an appointment beforehand if you want to explore the archives.

Photo archives


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    Kainuu Museum

    Department of Education and Culture

    Kainuu Museum

    Department of Education and Culture