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 has a reference library with scientific and general literature on history, cultural history and art. The emphasis is on the history of Ostrobothnia and on the museum’s collections. There are also periodicals, annual publications and magazines in the library.
Literature is available particularly within the following fields: general history; biographical and family history; local history; building history; the protection of buildings and our building heritage; folk tradition and ethnology; handicrafts, crafts and craft design; museology; archaeology and visual art. The reference library also includes a selection of the publications and exhibition catalogues of other museums.
Karl Hedman’s antique library, which constitutes a separate collection, consists of literature spanning from the 1500s to the beginning of the 1900s. The museum’s reference library is open to researchers and other interested individuals.
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.