Saimaa Nature Centre Riihisaari
Welcome to Saimaa Nature Centre Riihisaari
The historical setting of Olavinlinna Castle, surrounded by the scenic Lake Saimaa, makes Lake Saimaa Nature- and Museum Centre Riihisaari a unique destination, where Savonlinna Provincal Museum and Metsähallitus operate together. Riihisaari is a meeting place and an exhibition centre, providing experiences and information on the region's cultural history and natural landscape year-round.
Opening Hours in 2021
Daily 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
In May daily 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Closed: 2.4., 25.–26.6., 6.12. and 20.–24.12.2020
We reserve the rights for changes.
Savonlinna Provincial Museum tickets (savonlinna.fi)
Location: Situated at the eastern end of Linnankatu street in the old town of Savonlinna (savonlinna.fi), next to Olavinlinna Castle (kansallismuseo.fi/en/olavinlinna).
Arrival: By car or public transportation. Read more
Visit: Open daily throughout the year. Free entrance to the Museum Shop and hiking info point, but exhibitions are subject to a fee. Read more (savonlinna.fi/riihisaari)
Things to Do and See: The main exhibition: In the heart of Saimaa , temporary exhibitions, events, a short film on the Saimaa ringed seal. Read more. In the summer, museum ships are moored at the pier by Riihisaari and open to visitors.
Suitability: An fascinating destination for visitors of all ages. Suitable for visitors with mobility difficulties. Pets are not permitted in the Nature Centre.
Services: Events, hiking information, museum shop, rental of facilities. Read more
The Nature Centre is jointly run by the City of Savonlinna and Metsähallitus.
This is the web page nationalparks.fi/saimaanaturecentre