Location: Situated at the eastern end of Linnankatu street in the old town of Savonlinna (www.savonlinna.fi), next to Olavinlinna Castle. Read more
Arrival: By car or public transportation. Read more
Visit: Open throughout the year, and every day during the summer months. Free entrance to the Museum Shop and hiking info point, but exhibitions are subject to a fee. Read more (www.savonlinna.fi/riihisaari)
Things to Do and See: Guided tours for groups, €90-110 per group, by advance booking only. Exhibitions: In the heart of Saimaa (The main exhibition) On the Pier, Life on the Shores of Lake Saimaa (partly, The old exhibition that will be taken down in the fall 2018); In the summer, museum ships are moored at the pier by Riihisaari and open to visitors. Temporary exhibitions, events, a short film on the Saimaa ringed seal. Read more
Suitability: An fascinating destination for visitors of all ages. Suitable for visitors with mobility difficulties. Pets are not permitted in the Nature Centre.
Services: Guided tours for groups, events, hiking information, museum shop, rental of facilities. Read more
This is the web page www.nationalparks.fi/saimaanaturecentre
The Nature Centre is jointly run by the City of Savonlinna and Metsähallitus.