Going on at Hammarbacken

Going on at Hammarbacken

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This summer season you can learn about the Pikku-Pässi locomotive in our Dear Passengers exhibition in the museum main building. Pikku Pässi and the narrow gauge steam train track will also be presented on guided tours by the historical Ironworks Villagers starting 24th of June. On the museum area you can follow the ironworks villagers in their daily choirs. Don’t be surprised to smell freshly baked bread outside the Baker’s Cottage or carded wool or hear villagers gossiping! In the foundry, Kalle and his apprentices take care of their daily routines and manufacture tin soldiers for sale. In the garden you can enjoy a cup of fresh coffee and home baked cinnamon buns served by Café Hammarbacken. If you are lucky, you can even hear the cheerful widow playing her accordion on the attic of the Slaggbyggnaden (the attic of the Museum Office). She loves to entertain guests with her music! In the garden of Slaggbyggnaden sheep have been let out to graze.

Good to know concerning COVID-19 before the visit

Dear Visitor! The Fiskars Museum has had temporarily to close its doors to the public because of the global coronavirus crisis (COVID-19). The health and safety of our visitors and our staff are and always will be our greatest priority. In the meantime, we are closely monitoring the impact of the crisis. Certain precautions have been taken with regard to the opening of the Museum on June 1st, 2020, which we would like to inform you about.

Gatherings in the Museum is limited to 10 people or fewer, and we prefer payment by cards at the cashier. Groups are encouraged to be in contact about their arrival in advance by e-mail or telephone. Guided tours and workshops have unfortunately been cancelled for the period 1.6.-31.8. To prevent the transmission of the disease, we have also intensified our cleaning routines. Visitors can clean their hands with alcohol-based hand rub at the entrance to the museum. Face masks are provided for visitors who wish to use them. Please remember to maintain a physical distance of at least 1-2 m between you and other people in the museum. Please, do not visit us if you have any symptoms of throat infection or flu.

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