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In the Forssa region, there are plenty of interesting museums, art exhibitions and craftsmen's workshops to visit, where the history, local stories and culture of the region comes alive.

 


Spinning Mill Area

Spinning Mill Area

Address
Piippuaukio 30100, Forssa

The historic Forssa cotton mill was founded by Swedish-born Axel Wahren in 1847. The spinning mill was soon followed by a weaving mill, yarn dye works and the first industrial fabric printing plant in... Read more »

Forssa Museum

Forssa Museum

Address
Wahreninkatu 12 30100, Forssa
Phone
+358 (0)3 4141 5100

Forssa museum is located in an old cotton warehouse (built 1849) in the centre of the historic Forssa Spinning Mill Area, nowadays a lively cultural centre for visitors, travellers and local residents... Read more »

Pattern Centre

Pattern Centre

Address
Wahreninkatu 13 30100, Forssa
Phone
+358 (0)3 4141 5837

The Pattern Centre is home to our museum's collection of printed textiles. The space is divided into an exhibition space, museum shop, archive, and research facilities.The new exhibition tells the sto... Read more »

Forssa Nature Museum

Forssa Nature Museum

Address
Wahreninkatu 4 30100, Forssa
Phone
+358 (0)44 272 9002

The museum is one of the most popular attractions in Forssa, being located at the charming Spinning Mill area.  Collections are owned by the Nature Conservation Society of South-West Häme, founded ... Read more »

Ronttismäki Factory Worker´s Museum

Ronttismäki Factory Worker´s Museum

Address
II linja 5-7 30100, Forssa
Phone
+358 (0)3 4141 5100

Factory Worker´s Museum shows how the factory workers lived at the beginning of the 20th century.  Small events during summer. Open on request and during events found from the website. 26.6.-31.... Read more »

Spinning Mill Area Exhibition Centre Vinkkeli

Spinning Mill Area Exhibition Centre Vinkkeli

Address
Wahreninkatu 4 30100, Forssa
Phone
+358 (0)3 4141 5405

Spinning Mill Exhibition Centre Vinkkeli is located on the 2nd floor of Central City Library. Changing exhibitions: paintings, photographs, textile art... Opening hours are the same as in library. Cl... Read more »

Villaforss Art Gallery

Villaforss Art Gallery

Address
Puutarhakatu 5 30100, Forssa
Phone
+358 (0)50 590 0412, +358 (0)400 703 663

Located in the center of Forssa, in an old executive villa Villaforss  is a continuous and changing art and gallery exhibition, which features a collection of diverse art and art forms. There are both... Read more »

Motor bikes

Motor bikes

Address
Tampereentie 518 30100, Forssa
Phone
+358 (0)3 435 0265

Seppo Torkkel fixes and collects old motor bikes. You can find motor bikes even from the 1920-century. Open by request. Read more »

Forssa Theatre

Forssa Theatre

Address
Torikatu 8 30100, Forssa
Phone
+358 (0)40 569 6897, +358 (0)40 180 7750

Local amateur theatre operating since 1980 offering variety drama and comedy plays during autumn and spring seasons. Read more »

Forssa Theatre of Moving Pictures

Forssa Theatre of Moving Pictures

Address
Keskuskatu 1 30100, Forssa
Phone
+358 (0)40 548 2022, +358 (0)50 597 7760

The oldest cinema in use in Finland and one of the oldest in the world. Fully renovated (and modernized) cinema suits also for private events. The cinema hosts annual Silent Film Festivals. Read more »

Hevossilta

Hevossilta

Address
Tampereentie 450 30100, Forssa
Phone
+358 (0)400 422 218

Hevossilta combines history, traditions, culture and exciting experiences in a unique way. Hevossilta is a working museum offering premium quality services for family celebrations and corporate events... Read more »

Pilvenmäki Trotting Race Centre

Pilvenmäki Trotting Race Centre

Address
Pilvenmäentie 7 30420, Forssa
Phone
+358 (0)50 372 1906

The Pilvenmäki Trotting track is one of the twenty county tracks in Finland. In the spectator building is a restaurant Valtikka operating during races.  The site is the venue for many different... Read more »

Forssa Church

Forssa Church

Address
I Linja 30100, Forssa
Phone
+358 (0)3 41 451

The new gothic style church was built in 1917-1918 and architect Josef Stenbäck designed the church. One speciality of the church is the direction the altar is facing. Usually the altar is in the e... Read more »

Koijärvi Church

Koijärvi Church

Address
Kojontie 94 31130, Koijärvi
Phone
+358 (0)3 41 451

Beautiful wooden church at Koijärvi village in the northern part of Forssa. Read more »

Kauppila Yeoman´s Farm

Kauppila Yeoman´s Farm

Address
Kauppilantie 8 31640, Humppila
Phone
+358 (0)44 706 4444 / Humppila library

Museum setting of a farm yard from 1880. Open on summer Sundays 12-16 until the end August. No entrance fee. Read more »

Talvinen - Old Workingman's Home

Talvinen - Old Workingman's Home

Address
Asematie 6 31640, Humppila
Phone
+358 (0)44 706 4444 / Humppila library

Old home of Kalle Talvinen who was a wood chopper for the municipality of Humppila. Open on summer Sundays at 12-16 until the end of August. No entrance fee. Read more »

Collector´s Exhibition Room

Collector´s Exhibition Room

Address
Myllykulmantie 149 31640, Humppila
Phone
+358 (0)400 521 041

An exhibition of a collection of bygone items and an extensive collection of old toys and dolls. Open by arrangement. Read more »

Taidemakasiini ITU - Art gallery

Taidemakasiini ITU - Art gallery

Address
Perkiöntie 13 31640, Humppila
Phone
+358 (0)40 823 2072

Art gallery that was formerly a grain storehouse of the Urpola farm. The storehouse was carefully renovated in 2005, and it has three layers of interesting old times space for contemporary art.  Th... Read more »

Humppila Church

Humppila Church

Address
Koivistontie 15 31640, Humppila
Phone
+358 (0)3 437 7700

The Gothic style church was built in 1922. Open on request. Read more »

Blacksmith´s workshop T. Wirman

Blacksmith´s workshop T. Wirman

Address
Lasitehtaantie 6 31640, Humppila
Phone
+358 (0)50 514 7300

Blacksmith´s log house, as a workplace, is located at the Humppila shopping center, along Highway 2 and near Highway 9. Groups have a possibility to order a private showing of the work in advance. ... Read more »

Parsonage Museum

Parsonage Museum

Address
Vaulammintie 8 31600, Jokioinen
Phone
+358 (0)45 631 4203

The Parsonage Museum exhibits the life of a country priest during the middle of the 19th century. Open 8.6.-25.8.2024 on Saturdays and Sundays from 13 to 18. No entrance fee. Read more »

Agricultural Exhibition Park Elonkierto

Agricultural Exhibition Park Elonkierto

Address
Ojaistentie 44 31600, Jokioinen
Phone
+358 (0)50 547 4729

An agricultural exhibition park Elonkierto is containing crop plants, agricultural machienery and domestic animals.  Summer cafe and events. Open daily 6-23 from June to middle of September. Read more »

Jokioinen Museum Railway, Narrow Gauge Museum and Café

Jokioinen Museum Railway, Narrow Gauge Museum and Café

Address
Kiipuntie 49 31630, Minkiö
Phone
+358 (0)3 433 3235, +358 (0)40 552 5322

The Museum Railway, Narrow Gauge Rail Museum and the Minkiö station environment are filled with nostalgic rail travel atmosphere, including a café and a terrace. Scheduled steam trains in June and ... Read more »

Tapulimakasiini Exhibition Room

Tapulimakasiini Exhibition Room

Address
Kirkkotie 2 31600, Jokioinen

Jokioinen Manor's clock tower's exhibition room from the 18th century. Summer exhibitions. Summer opening hours 4.6.-28.7.2024 Tue-Sun 11-18 and Mon 24.6. 11-18Closed 21.6. Read more »

Exhibition Room Pehkonen

Exhibition Room Pehkonen

Address
Humppilantie 9 A 31600, Jokioinen
Phone
+358 (0)50 524 0021

Exhibition room at Jokioinen Tietotalo. Changing exhibitions year around. Open Mon-Fri 7.30-16.15. Read more »

Exhibition Room of Jokioinen War Veterans

Exhibition Room of Jokioinen War Veterans

Address
Humppilantie 9 A 31600, Jokioinen
Phone
+358 (0)45 856 6999

Exhibition at the heritage area of wartime soldier´s handwork and other memorabilia connected to the war years. Open montly on every third Wednesday at 11am to 2 pm. Closed on special holidays. Read more »

Jokioinen Church

Jokioinen Church

Address
Kirkkokuja 143 31600, Jokioinen
Phone
+358 (0)3 424 0100

Old wooden church that was built in 1631, and rebuilt in 1862.Jokioinen church is one of the oldest wooden churches in Finland, which is still used year around. Open on weekdays during the working ho... Read more »

Tannery Museum

Tannery Museum

Address
Kappelintie 26 31340, Porras
Phone
+358 (0)40 767 5928, +358 (0)40 861 5555

Porras tannery was established in the early 1880's. Nowadays it's presumably the only tannery museum in Finland. It's exhibiting the tanning of the late 19th century,and the early 20th century. The... Read more »

Atelje Gallery Jokitörmä

Atelje Gallery Jokitörmä

Address
Portaanraitti 21 31340, Porras
Phone
+358 (0)40 512 4617

This gallery of Eero Leppänen is located in a beautiful and historical village of Porras. Free entrance. Open when artist is at home. Read more »

Museum of agricultural history

Museum of agricultural history

Address
Mustialantie 105 31310, Mustiala
Phone
+358 (0)50 567 5775

The Museum of Agricultural History presents tools and equipments before machines were used. Open during June and July on Saturday 12-15. Entrance fee 3€ adults, children under 12 years old for free... Read more »

Vekkilä farm

Vekkilä farm

Address
Kirjurintie 2 31300, Tammela
Phone
+358 (0)40 590 7826

A charming finnish farm and animal yard with farm animals located near the center of Tammela. There is a home museum on the farm, with a delicious organic cafe  on Sundays, which also has vegan pastri... Read more »

Tanninen Museum

Tanninen Museum

Address
Portaantie 480 31300, Tammela
Phone
+358 (0)50 376 5162

A small museum in Saari Folk Park exhibiting artefacts collected by a teacher, Sulo Tanninen, from Liesjärvi village area. Open during summer from 12am to 6pm. Read more »

War Veteran Museum

War Veteran Museum

Address
Forssantie 136 31300, Tammela
Phone
+358 (0)400 693 306

War Veteran Museum has suits, literature, maps, and different items from wars.OpenEvery second Sunday of the month from 11.30 am to 2pmIn July, every Sunday from 11.30am to 2pmFor groups by agreement. Read more »

Tammela Church

Tammela Church

Address
Tammelantie 31 31300, Tammela
Phone
+358 (0)40 804 9550

Old greystone church from the end of the 1400s.  In front of the church is the Hakkapeliitta Statue. The statue honors  the 24 local cavalrymen who went to war in Germany in the 17th century. Op... Read more »

Kaukolanharju Observation Tower

Kaukolanharju Observation Tower

Address
Saari Folk park 31300, Tammela
Phone
+358 (0)45 699 1030

Wooden observation tower was opened in the year 1926, right beside the Saari Folk Park. The landscape was elected to be one of the most beautiful ones in the whole Finland.Open 4.6.-6.8.2023 everyday ... Read more »

Korteniemi Heritage Farm

Korteniemi Heritage Farm

Address
Korteniementie 270 31350, Liesjärvi
Phone
+358 (0)206 39 5270

Visitors of Korteniemi will learn about everyday life at a forest ranger's estate in the 1910s. The area's cultural landscape is maintained at the farm through traditional farming methods.  The gro... Read more »

Home County Museum

Home County Museum

Address
Jaakkolantie 4 32100, Ypäjä
Phone
050 443 1181

The Home County Museum is a collection of historic buildings around the municipality. Open on request. Read more »

Exhibition Room Tähkä

Exhibition Room Tähkä

Address
Perttulantie 7 32100, Ypäjä
Phone
+358 (0)2 7626 5268

Changing exhibitions. Opening hours according to exhibitions. Read more »

Equestrian Museum

Equestrian Museum

Address
Kerhotie 11 32100, Ypäjä
Phone
+358 (0)40 5189 992

Museum is located beside the office of The Equine College in an old grain storage building from 18th century. Collections of the museum date back as far as to the 17th century. The items center aro... Read more »

Ypäjä Church

Ypäjä Church

Address
Perttulantie 10 32100, Ypäjä
Phone
+358 (0)2 767 3108

The national-romantic Jugend style church was built in 1902, and designed by architects Henrik Helin and Aleksander Nystöm. Open during summer Mon-Fri 7-15.30 when garden workers from cemetary are ab... Read more »

 
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