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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.

Digital Guides

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.

Europeana

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.

Current Exhibition

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

Research

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.

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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.

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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.

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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,

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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.

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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,

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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?

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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.

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Find out your profession in the 19th century?