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.
Introduction to the Museum
We encourage you to visit the Museum by using this presentation. Also, it is an excellent introduction to the history of Fiskars Ironworks and the Museum.
The contents of the story player tarinasoitin.fi allow you to explore the Museum and the surrounding area in Fiskars. For example, you can access an audio guide describing the exhibition of the Museum from your home sofa or 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 four 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.
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?