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The Museums of Lappeenranta picture archive

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Would you like to see pictures from your childhood in Lappeenranta or elsewhere in South Karelia? Do you know what it looked like in Viipuri or the Karelian Isthmus in the 1930s?

The Museums of Lapppeenrantan picture archive contains more than 180,000 photographs. The archive records the visual cultural heritage of Lappeenranta, the region of South Karelia and the pre-war Viipuri and Karelian Is ...

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The customer service facilities of the museum’s picture archive are open by agreement during office hours. Visitors should always contact us in advance for an appointment.

Background information

The purpose of museum services is to maintain and build up the population's understanding of culture, history and environment. The museums are open for everyone.

The museums preserve cultural and natural heritage and keep it for the generations to come. Through their exhibitions and publications, the museums also inform the public and engage in research and teaching.

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City of Lappeenranta

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City of Lappeenranta
Text edited by: City of Lappeenranta
Updated: 3/7/2023