Themed guided tours

Good to know

  • The guided tours take about 1 hour.
  • You can cancel a reserved tour free of charge up to 2 days before the scheduled date. We will charge the tour fee for any cancellation made after that.

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Life in Luostarinmäki

On this basic tour of Luostarinmäki you will get to know the urban milieu from 200 years ago. During the tour you will hear many fascinating stories about the everyday life of the inhabitants of Luostarinmäki.

Journeyman tour

This tour will acquaint you with handicraft trades and the life of a craftsman during the time of guilds. What were the duties of an apprentice? How did a journeyman become a master?

From Helena to Hilma

On this tour you will find out about the women of Luostarinmäki. The tour starts with the women of the sailor’s house and the rural lifestyle of the 19th century and ends with Hilma, who worked at the grounds and lived in Luostarinmäki from the 1960s to the 1980s.

Potatoes and porridge

On this tour you will hear about the cuisine, cooking and eating habits of the past.

Illuminating tour

How did the dwellers of Luostarinmäki manage before electric lights? How did they illuminate streets and homes? You can experience Luostarinmäki after dark from November through February.