Visit Kuhmo Visitor Centre Petola

There are differences in the epidemic situation between regions in Finland. Some Nature Centres may have to close. Check the current situation on the webpage of the Destination or Nature Centre you are planning to visit.

Opening Hours in 2021

Further information on coronavirus guidelines.

Petola Visitor Centre is closed during the winter time. We open again in the beginning of June.

  • 1.6. - 14.6. Mon-Fri 10-16
  • 15.6. - 15.8. every day 10-17
  • 15.8. - 31.10. Mon-Fri 10-16

Other arrangements by appointment.
We reserve the rights to changes.

During opening hours we have free entrance. Guided tours are charged.

Contact Information

Address: Lentiirantie 342, 88900 Kuhmo 
Telephone: +358 206 39 6380 
E-mail: petola(at)

Directions and Maps

By Car

  • The visitor centre is located along road no. 912 running from Kuhmo to Suomussalmi, roughly 3 km from the centre of Kuhmo.

Map of the Surroundings of Kuhmo Visitor Centre Petola.

By Public Transportation

By Foot or Bicycle

  • A pedestrian and bicycle route runs from the centre of Kuhmo to the visitor centre.