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Guided Tour at Möhkö Ironworks

Möhkö ironworks’ rich history in Finland’s easternmost village is full of fascinating stories. Our permanent exhibitions tell about the ironworks, war history and the times of logging and the transportation of logs by floating them along rivers. The landscape of Möhkö is full of history which will be illustrated by our guides. A guided tour of the ironworks introduces you to an office clerk, Sutinen, and allows you to contemplate Möhkö village’s eventful war history. The tour also goes through the log cabin life of the beginning of the last century. The blast furnaces radiate heat, countless Russian soldiers hide in their war time shelters in the forest and the log transporters stroll along Koitajoki River.

Summer Period

Price: Admission fee 6 €/ pax. Guided tour 70 € during museum’s opening hours. Administration fee outside of opening hours 40 €

Validity period: 1.6.-31.8.2020

Group size: Minimum 10 pax

Duration: Tour 1 h 15 min

Winter Season

Price: Admission fee 6 €/ pax Guided tour 110 €

Validity period: 1.9.2019- 31.5.2020 (The Forests of Möhkö -exhibition is not included in the tour during 1.10.-31.4.)

Group size: Minimum 10 pax

Duration: Tour 1 h 15 min

Programme Description

The group will arrive in Möhkö ironworks where the guide will receive them at the main building Pytinki. The guided tour starts from Pytinki where you can get to learn about Möhkö’s iron era and war history. The guide will lead the group from Pytinki to the outer building of Ambari where the guide will tell about the history of forest work. If so agreed, the guide will also introduce the grounds of the ironworks, workshop and old ruins of the blast furnace to the visitors.

There is the possibility to purchase souvenirs from the museum shop, Ruukinpuoti.

For an additional fee, you can also continue with a coffee or lunch at the cafe Möhkön Manta or the Guest House of Manta.

 

Booking and Cancellation Policies

Booking Policy

Guided tours must be reserved in advance with the Möhkö Ironworks, Parppeinvaara Rune Singer's Village or the Ilomantsi Museum Foundation customer service via phone or email. Reservations are processed in the summer season during museum opening hours and in other seasons on weekdays from Monday to Friday from 8am to 4pm.

The prices on the price list apply to groups of at least ten people. An administration fee of 40 € is chargeable outside of opening hours.

The guide will be present 15 minutes before the reserved time and will wait for the group for a maximum of 30 minutes starting from the stipulated time. In the event that the group would like the guide to wait for longer, they need to inform the museum and an extension of the guide’s services are charged 30€ for each starting hour. The guide can wait, provided he or she does not have other undertakings.

Cancellation Policy

The museum must be informed of any changes and cancellations related to services booked. The guided tours can be cancelled without penalty up to two days before the reserved time. Reserved guided tours need to be cancelled by the stated deadline or they will be charged in full. The size of the group must be confirmed two days before the reserved timing after which it will not be possible to reduce the amount of participants billed.

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