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TUUSULA WORKERS’ HOME MUSEUM

Tuusulan työläiskotimuseo

The Workers’ Home Museum offers a peek into the world of traditional workers. The museum features the homes of two craftsmen, a cobbler and a carpenter. Old professions are brought back to life with tools from the early 20th century and information on their use. The disarmingly small homes were where people lived and worked. As […]

ARTISTS’ HOME ERKKOLA

Taiteilijakoti Erkkola

A charming wooden villa is located by Tuusula Lake Road, built by the poet and leading cultural figure J. H. Erkko around 1900. Named Erkkola, the building is one of the famous Tuusula Lake Road artists’ homes situated around Lake Tuusulanjärvi. J. H. Erkko (1849–1906) was a central cultural figure in late 19th-century Finland. A poet, […]

THE KASARMI ART CENTRE

Taidekeskus Kasarmi

The Russian garrison houses in the centre of Hyrylä provide a perfectly jagged framework for the exhibitions of Tuusula’s Museums of Modern Art. The premises of AuneLa in the main and ancillary building display modern art, often playfully and boldly presented. In addition to paintings and graphics, the art museum promotes modern Finnish sculptures. The Kasarmi Art […]

THE LOTTA MUSEUM

Lottamuseo

Visit the attractive villa on the Tuusula Lake Road (Tuusulan Rantatie) to learn about the history of the Lotta Svärd organization! The Lotta Museum recounts the difficult wartime years, when women’s role in voluntary nursing, food supply, equipment maintenance, communication and fund-raising work was instrumental in helping the country to come through. The Lottas were […]

KLAAVOLA MUSEUM

Kotiseutumuseo Klaavola

Walking in through the doors of the main building, some two hundred years old, this family farm in Tuusula comes alive. In the summer, geraniums bloom on the porch and the wood stove is burning in the kitchen. In the hall, everything is a touch more refined. The table has been set with porcelain tableware with […]

ANTI-AIRCRAFT MUSEUM

Ilmatorjuntamuseo

The Military History Special Museum in Tuusula showcases Finnish anti-aircraft systems from 1925 to today. In addition to its extensive outdoor exhibition space, the museum covers two showrooms and the Captain’s residence, the oldest building in Tuusula, which was built in the 1700s and showcases the military tradition of Tuusula. The Helsinki showroom exhibits include anti-aircraft […]

HALOSENNIEMI MUSEUM

Halosenniemi

Through the windows of this castle of a log building, a lovely view opens of an impressive cliff and the waves on the lake. Deeply impressed by the landscape around Tuusula Lake Road, the painter Pekka Halonen saw it a fitting location for his studio home, which was completed in 1902. Pekka Halonen is known […]

ALEKSIS KIVI MEMORIAL COTTAGE

Aleksis Kiven kuolinmökki

The Syvälahti croft in Tuusula is known as the place where writer Aleksis Kivi spent the last ten months of his life. The author’s brother, tailor Albert Stenvall, had rented the cabin for his family a few years earlier. Albert and his wife Karoliina had four children, but they set out to the world at […]