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Ironworks Villagers’ Activities

Join living history with the inhabitants of the Ironworks! You may have wondered how flour was ground in a hand-mill, the dough was made, and bread was baked in a woodfired oven, or how the laundry was washed and mangled earlier in days gone by? Maybe you also have sometimes wondered what it would have been like to work at the workshops of the Ironworks and how casting is done? The Ironwork Villagers’ Activities offer an experience and opportunity to try out different traditional chores and hand skills. Participating is easy as no advance booking is required. The chores are suitable for both children and adults and are a great way to spend time with the family. In summer, grazing domestic animals can also be seen in the Museum area.

The Summer Chores

In the summer, you can meet the inhabitants of the old Ironworks going about their daily chores in the Museum area of ​​Hammarbacken. You will be able to take part in various chores like baking in the bakery and traditional handicrafts.

Open: 8.6.-12.8.2022, Wednesday – Friday 11am – 4pm
Location: Museum area
Languages: Finnish, Swedish, English
Material Fee: 3-5 €

No advance booking needed!

The Christmas Workshops

During Christmas season visitors can participate in different Christmas workshops, for example baking of gingerbreads or Christmas crafts, that are arranged at the museum.

In the Christmas letter workshop we write letters with traditional ink pens on a beautiful paper. The envelope can be stamped and sealed with a cachet.

Open: 26.11.-17.12.2022, Sat 11am – 2pm
26.11 Ginger bread bakning workshop and Christmas letter workshop
3.12 Christmas letter workshop
10.12 Ginger bread bakning workshop
17.12 Christmas letter workshop

Location: Museum bakery and Museum building
Languages: Finnish, Swedish, English
Material Fee: 3 €

No advance booking needed!