The museums in Turku are filled with stories, history, art, knowledge, crafts and activities.

The Pharmacy Museum and Qwensel House are located in Turku centre. During summer the Qwensel house courtyard teems with life. For the youngest of the family there is the children’s pharmacy. Play at being pharmacist and customer! 

The Biological Museum is an all time favourite for families. Get to know Finnish nature and study the wildlife really close!

The Kylämäki Village of Living History is a place to explore the life and atmosphere of a farm. Try traditional crafts, play the games of bygone days or visit and pet the Kylämäki sheep. Bring your own picnic basket and spend the whole day at this charming and laidback museum!

Luostarinmäki Handicrafts Museum allows you to time-travel to the 1800’s and get to know the handicraft trades of the past. See the craftsmen busy in their workshops. Join a guided tour and learn more about the fascinating history of this unique museum.

Turku Castle has many secrets inside its 700-year-old walls. Step inside and let yourself be absorbed by the fascinating history of Turku and Finland! Join a guided tour or see the Castle in your own pace. Why not download an audio-guided tour on your own MP3 player or smartphone. In the Knights Hall dress in courtly robes or suits of armour and create your own coat of arms in the castle workshop. 

Wäino Aaltonen Museum of Art on the River Aura shore is the City Art Museum. Explore the museum’s exhibitions, and create your own masterpieces in the workshop.