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Museum of South Karelia is a museum founded in 1963 and is part of the museum complex of the Finnish city of Lappeenranta. The museum is located on the territory of the Linnoitus fortress, in the buildings of artillery warehouses, built of limestone in the 19th century.
The Museum of South Karelia presents exhibits related to the history of South Karelian culture, culture of the Karelian Isthmus. All exhibits were collected with the help of residents of the cities of Lappeenranta, Vyborg and Priozersk. In particular, these are the folk costumes of local residents at different times, the model of Vyborg of the pre-war years, photographs and many other objects, witnesses of the time, allowing you to better know how the city lived at that time. Another exhibition tells about the origins and origins of the city of Lappeenranta, demonstrates to visitors a variety of archaeological finds and reveals the history of the development of transport, ancient trade, economic and international relations. Other historical exhibitions are held here, telling about the peculiarities of the existence and formation of the Finnish state, and in particular, the city of Lappeenranta, within the framework of the Kingdom of Sweden and the Russian Empire.
The South Karelia Museum has a souvenir shop, a playroom for children, and special children's excursions. In the shop you can buy various souvenirs and gifts, books and postcards, jewelry and sweets.
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Topic: Museum of South Karelia in Finland, Lappeenranta resort.