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THE TAABORINVUORI MUSEUM AREA

Taaborinvuoren museoalue

The Taaborinvuori Museum Area includes dwellings of small-time agrarians, Aleksis Kivi’s play area and cultural events of the summer! Aleksis Kivi named the hill adjacent to his birthplace after the Bible as Taaborinvuori (Mount Tabor). A “play church” still exists on the spot where Aleksis used to preach to other children in play sermons as well […]

THE BIRTHPLACE OF ALEKSIS KIVI

Aeksis Kiven syntymakoti

Follow the Finnish national author to the rural idyll of Palojoki village! Aleksis Kivi was born the fourth child to tailor Erik Stenvall and his wife Annastiina on 10 October 1834. The birthplace of the author is in Palojoki in Nurmijärvi, in the settings of The Seven Brothers and The Cobblers on the Heath. Aleksis left […]