Information about museums

The Raahe Museum comprises seven different museums, four of which are near the centre of Raahe. The Saloinen and Ojala Museums and the Olkijoki Treaty Museum are located some 5–10 kilometres from the centre. Here you can find short introduction of each museum, more information can be found from each location's own page.
The Packhouse museum.
The Packhouse museum in the summertime. Photo: Raahe museum

The Packhouse, oldest one of our museums showcases, for instance, objects related to the Age of Sail and a remarkable collection of wooden church sculputers from the 17th century. For more information, see Packhouse.

Crown Granary.
Crown Granary in autumn. Photo: Raahe museum.

Crown Granary is the newest member of our "museum family", it was opened to public year 2012 when Raahe museum celebrated it's 150th birthday. In Crown Granary you can learn about Raahe's history from prehistory to the present day. For more information, see Crown Granary.

The Sovelius House.
The Sovelius House in autumn. Photo: Raahe museum.

The Sovelius House in the oldest surviving residential building in Raahe, dating back to the 1780's. Upstairs in the museum is a restored home of a wealthy shipowner from the 19th century. For more information, see the Sovelius House.

Old Pharmacy.
Old Pharmacys's interior. Photo: Harri Hemmilä.

The Old Pharmacy exhibits one of the most valuable collection of pharmaceutical objects in Finland. The collection includes hundreds of apothecary jars as well as equipment and ingredients in preparing medicine  showcased in authentic environment in a building that used to be a pharmacy. For more information, see Old Pharmacy.

The Saloinen museum.
The Saloinen museum in late summer. Photo: Raahe museum.

The Saloinen museum is an extensive complex consisting of 18 buildings, recounting details of livelihood  in the Saloinen region i.e. fishing and farming. For more information, see Saloinen museum.

The Ojala museum.
The main building of the Ojala museum. Photo: Harri Hemmilä.

The Ojala museum consist of two residential buildings and a cowhouse. The main building was built in the late 19th century. The exhibits are mainly farmhouse objects from the early 20th century, complemented by an interesting collection of coffee cups. For more information, see Ojala museum.

Olkijoki Treaty museum.
Olkijoki Treaty museum in the summertime. Photo: Harri Hemmilä.

The treaty that ended the battles of the Finnish War, was signed in the Olkijoki Treaty museum. An armistice agreement between Sweden and Russia was signed on 19th November 1809. For more information, see Olkijoki Treaty Museum.