Welcome to Lahti Historical museum!

Modern content can be found inside the walls of the old bourgeois home – exhibitions, events and activities. The journey towards the new starts with this website.

Open today at 11AM - 4PM
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Adults 12€, children free entry
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Kartanonkatu 1, Lahti.
Location and arrival
Main exhibit characters standing

A Favourable place -permanent exhibition

The new main exhibition, "A Favourable place," delves into the everyday history of Päijät-Häme from the post-ice age era to the present day. In the exhibition, the historical manor setting has offers an immersive exhibition experience for the whole family, with special attention to hisotry enthusiasts.

The evacuation of cows pre-war.

Home - Echoes and Images from Karelia

The exhibition “Home – Echoes and Images from Karelia” asks what it feels like to lose one’s home and how the memory of a lost home lives on with people.

Swords, guns and helmets


The Armory is located on the third floor of the museum and it contains various of weapons from swords to helmets.

Ruskeanahkainen ja tummapuinen nojatuoli.

Cultural and Historical collection

45,500 objects form the heart of the museum.

Puinen veistos, jossa kuvattuna ihmisen pää.

Upcoming exhibitions

The first exhibitions of the renovated museum are published.

Explore 3D model of the Old Wooden Church of Lahti

The model allows you to view the carpenter-style exterior of the church, and the altarpieces and stained-glass windows within.

Väkijoukko poseeraa Kartanon portailla.

History of Lahti Manor

The Lahti Historical Museum is located in the former Lahti Manor. The rose-coloured house was built in 1898 as a home of an important family in a small town, the Fellmans. After the family, the building has been used by a day-care centre and a school. Since 1968, the building has housed a museum showcasing the cultural history of Lahti and the Päijät-Häme region.

People in the exhibit

Answer our visitor survey!

The goal of this survey is to see different kinds of visitor groups while also surveying the effectiveness of our museum and how it is received. We appreciate any kind of feedback – positive or negative.