The Digital Museum
In the event the actual exhibitions of the Museum are closed, the Museum can still be experienced digitally through various performances and media guides. The Digital Museum is a concept that extends the museum experience as such also to those who may not have the opportunity to visit the Museum physically. Digital material is also available during your museum visit, should you like to deepen your knowledge of the history of Fiskars Ironworks.
A guided tour in the main exhibition
We encourage you to visit the Museum by watching this presentation. Also, it is an excellent introduction to the history of Fiskars Ironworks and the Museum. Additionally, you will find more digital content on our YouTube channel.
The contents of the story player tarinasoitin.fi allow you to explore the Museum and the surrounding area in Fiskars. For example, you can learn about the stories of the old buildings while walking in the Upper Ironworks.
Discover the cultural heritage of Europe via the Internet. At europeana.eu you can find memories relating to the Fiskars Ironworks collected in connection with the 70th anniversary of the Museum.
Fiskars Heritage Walk
The ironwork’s director’s daughter Karin von Julin comes to life by AR-technology and tells about her life in Fiskars in the end of the 19th century. You can enjoy the stories of six places in Fiskars by downloading the free ARILYN application from app store and taking a walk in the ironworks. The places are marked in the Fiskars Village Tourist Map by blue stars. The Heritage Walk is produced by Fiskars Oyj and Ideapuimala in cooperation with Fiskars Museum.
In our current exhibition “The End=The Beginning – From Industry to Arts in Fiskars Ironworks” you can learn about the modern history of Fiskars. The exhibition showcases how the ironworks has changed, and how new inhabitants arrived in the village after a period of decline in industry and work.
Read more about the decline of industry in Fiskars
Read more about everyday life in the ironworks
Read more about the buildings in the ironworks
Read more about the key figures of Fiskars’ transformation, Pojo-Kalle and Inko Lindberg
Read Erja Huovila´s Recipe book of handmade paper
Fiskars Ironworks 1649-2014
Learn about Fiskars Ironworks 365 years of history by reading these articles and by visiting the museum basic exhibition Life at Fiskars Ironworks.
From War to Industry
You can learn about Fiskars Ironworks from The Second World War to 1970’s by reading the articles here or by visiting the renewed exhibition The Widow and The Bachelor situated in Slaggbyggnaden.
The Festive Traditions at the Ironworks
Fiskars museum presented a theme exhibition about the most popular feasts in Fiskars in 2014 to celebrate Fiskars ironworks 365 anniversary.
The Upper Ironworks Area
Fiskars can be divided into Upper and Lower Works. They have grown alongside two crossing roads. From the market square and up the river,
Karl Hugo Fröjd
Karl Hugo Fröjd (12.3 1889–6.1 1956) was a worker who lived in Fiskars. He worked in the Upper Ironworks area, which was the center of heavy industry in Fiskars.
Karin von Julin
Karin von Julin (1871-1914), the firstborn of Albert and Sophie von Julin, lived in the Fiskars Ironworks Manor House. Karin worked as her father’s,
The history of Ski Jumping in Fiskars
Did you happen to know that the ironworks has been a hot spot for ski jumping for decades?
Johan Jacob von Julin+Fiskars=200 years
This year will mark the 200th anniversary since Johan Jacob “John” Julin bought the Fiskars ironworks. John is often called the second founder of Fiskars.