Kymenlaakso museum

Näkymä Kymenlaakson museon sisätiloihinThe Kymenlaakso museum operates at the Kantasatama Harbour in Kotka, at Maritime Centre Vellamo. The museum building, which has aroused much attention, was designed by the architect Ilmari Lahdelma.

The area of operation of the Kymenlaakso museum, which is maintained by the City of Kotka, covers seven municipalities. The museum information services and the work of the regional archaeologist cover the entire region of Kymenlaakso.

In building research, the museum serves as a public authority, with duties such as the issuing of opinions in building protection matters.

The collections of Kymenlaakso museum have been compiled since the 1920s. Alongside collections of museum items, the museum has an extensive archive of photographs. The collections are located at Metsola in Kotka.

The museum offers an inspiring learning environment for preschool children, school pupils and even older visitor groups.

Kymenlaakso museum

Maritime Centre Vellamo
Tornatorintie 99
48100 Kotka, Finland
Tel: +358 40 350 0497
info (at)

The exhibitions are open

Tue, Thu-Sun 10-17
Wed 10-20
Mon closed

Admission fees:

Exhibitions 10/6 €

Those under 18 years free of charge.
Wed 17-20 free admission to exhibitions.

Maritime Centre Vellamo