The museum and art museum of Varkaus function in the former Hotel,
which was built in 1914.
In the downstairs hall there are changing exhibitions.
“Industrial Workers – Ten stories from the factories” exhibition in the upstairs hall presents the Industrial history of 200 years in Varkaus.
Paul Wahl & Co’s shipyard painters in the 1890’s
Varkaus museums’ photo archive, A. Ahlström Corporation’s collection
Admission to the exhibitions of the museums is free!
Online exhibition in Finnish “City of Layers – the Constructed Past of the People of Varkaus” at www.varkaus.fi/kerroksienkaupunki.
It presents the rich built cultural environment and architecture of Varkaus – the handprint of Alvar Aallon, Karl Lindahlin and the Thomé brothers can still be seen on the streetscape.