OSTROBOTHNIAN MUSEUM Museokatu 3, 65100 Vaasa | Tel. +358 6 325 3800 Open Tue–Sun 10–17, Mondays closed. Admission fees 7/5 €, under 18s free of charge.
The Ostrobothnian Museum organizes educational activities for school children, special groups and for the general public on a regular basis. For information on upcoming events, please go to “For teachers”.
Cultural education and increasing knowledge and awareness are central to the museum’s mandate. The museum educator adapts the content of the exhibitions for different groups of visitors and makes the museum an inspiring learning environment within cultural and local history, as well as in art and science. Going on a guided tour of the museum and taking part in various workshops can contribute to deepening and broadening the museum experience.
The staff at the Ostrobothnian Museum includes a museum educator and a nature educator.
The Ostrobothnian Museum is a suitable learning environment for many school subjects. The museum’s focus on cultural history, art and the sciences provides material for the content of several curricula. The temporary exhibitions in the museum and the Art Hall complete the manifold educational possibilities.
In cooperation with Kuntsi Museum of Modern Art and the Tikanoja Art Museum, the Museum of Ostrobothnia holds 2-4 teachers’ meetings annually in order to inform teachers about current and upcoming exhibitions. The museum has an e-mail list for teachers, which is used to send out information about events and various educational activities. You can register to be included in the mailing list. Don’t forget that teachers who hold a Trade Union of Education membership card are admitted to the museum free of charge for planning visits!
- Standard guided tour - Special tours - Workshop fees
Group bookings, guided tours and enquiries: Contact museum information, 06 325 3800 or firstname.lastname@example.org . Registration for workshops and enquiries should be made using this form (link)
On the page entitled “For teachers” you will find topical teaching materials and material on the permanent exhibitions.
THE MUSEUM SHOP AND CAFÉ NOVA The museum’s publications, as well as literature and postcards, Ostrobothnian craft and design products are available for purchase at the museum shop. In the café there is a wide selection of coffees, as well as soft drinks, confectionary, cakes and pastries. The museum shop and Café Nova are open during the museum's opening hours.