Suur-Savo Museum

Suur-Savo Museum is the cultural history museum of the City of Mikkeli, and it preserves and displays the history of Mikkeli and its region. The museum building is the Mikkeli parish granary from 1848, and it has been a museum since 1960. The museum’s permanent exhibition presents the history of Mikkeli. The museum’s collections of tin, porcelain and textile objects are on the first floor, including the ancient costume from the Mikkeli region. The second floor contains items that tell the story of the city’s history. The ground floor features a temporary theme exhibition that changes annually.

The museum’s shop stocks literature, postcards and gifts. The shop is open to customers during the opening hours of the museum.

Photo: Harri Heinonen

Admission fees

Adults 4 €
Pensioners, students, unemployed 3 €
Under 18 years free
New Finnish Museum Card 79 €
Renewal of a valid Finnish Museum Card 73 €

Visits outside opening hours 60 € / group plus admissions


Suur-Savo Museum
Otavankatu 11
50130 Mikkeli

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Visiting hours:
From May 2 – Aug 31, 2024
Tue–Sat 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

From 1 Sep 2024 – 9 Mar 2025
Wed & Sat 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Exceptions in visiting hours:
Mikkeli City Museums are closed for holidays on Jan 6, Mar 29 – Apr 1, May 1, May 9, Jun 21 – 23, Dec 6, Dec 24 – 26, 2024 and Jan 1 and Jan 6, 2025.

On the eves of holidays, the exhibitions will close at 4 p.m.

The Mikkeli City Museums reserve the right to changes.

Enquiries and reservations for group visits:
Office of Mikkeli City Museums
Weekdays, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.
+358 40 129 5090