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Poikilo-museot

Museums

For museum-goers in Finnish: www.poikilo.fi

Poikilo

The Poikilo museums Exhibition calendar 2016 [pdf, 874 KB]

Poikilo consists of the Kouvola Art Museum and the Kouvola City Museum.

The story of Poikilo is based on a wooden mascot created by artist Pekka Nissinen. The mascot represents a happy exchange, love and joy.

Inhabitants from Kouvola region are people of a river; the river Kymi has been essential for the whole area. The movements of the river have given life to experiences, stories and versatility of Kouvola area.

POIKILO museums:
Kouvola Art Museum
Kouvola City Museum
KOUTA gallery
Kino Poikilo
POIKILO-gallery

Opening hours:
Tue – Fri 11–18
Sat – Sun 12–17
Mondays closed

Museum office
Kouvola-talo, Varuskuntakatu 11
45100 Kouvola

Admission fee: Art Museum or City Museum 7 / 5 €, both Museums 11/8 €, free admission for children under 18. The same ticket is valid also in KOUTA gallery. POIKILO-gallery has free admission.

Enquiries and tour reservations:
Tel. +358 20 6158486 / +358 20 6155297

POIKILO is within a walking distance from the Kouvola bus and railway stations. Poikilo, located in Kouvola-talo, has more than 1000m2 of exhibition rooms. Both Kino Poikilo and Kouta gallery are adjacent to Poikilo. Kouvola-talo, designed by Erkki Valovirta, is regarded as one of the most beautiful postmodern buildings in Finland. Kouvola-talo has a café, Sävel Bistro. Reservations for meetings rooms, the concert hall and the auditorium can be made by telephone (+358 20 615 4749). Poikilo is accessible for all.

POIKILO Museum Shop
A little souvenir for yourself or someone special can create a great deal of pleasure.