Espoo City Museum, Glims Farmstead Museum

 

in short

Glims has been a stagecoach inn and the official residence of the rural police chief. The main building is nowadays used for special exhibitions.
Glims Farmstead Museum
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Espoo City Museum, Glims Farmstead Museum

in detail

Glims Farmstead Museum is situated in the well preserved cultural landscape of Karvasmäki village, where farms and holdings were already established in the Middle Ages. The buildings in the large yard area at Glims are in their original locations. The oldest ones are the storage shed and the old dwelling, both from the 18th century.

Glims was still a working farm at the beginning of the 20th century. Glims served as an inn and hostelry from 1778 to 1822 and from 1891 to 1901. Glims has been a museum since 1958. The permanent exhibition contains of 11 old farmstead buildings. Glims also features temporary exhibitions in the main building.
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Admission
2,00/1,50 EUR
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Espoo City Museum, Glims Farmstead Museum
Glimsintie 1
02740 Espoo
Finland
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Opening Times

Sun
11:00 - 16:00
Mon
-
Tue
10:00 - 16:00
Wed
10:00 - 16:00
Thu
10:00 - 16:00
Fri
10:00 - 16:00
Sat
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