The Finnish Forest Museum Lusto

Lusto – The Finnish Forest Museum is a destination for the entire family. It’s a place that brings back memories and creates new experiences. The national museum responsible for forest culture is located in Punkaharju, in the most beautiful landscape of ridges and lakes in eastern Finland. Lusto’s exhibitions and events provide a diverse and illustrative insight into the significance of forests in the life of Finns. Lusto is sure to appeal to visitors of all ages!


304.2021−31.3.2022 Jenni Tieaho – A cache in the forest
2.6.2020–13.3.2022 A man’s job – Finland at a turning point in 1970 as seen in unique photographs
2.6.2020–2.1.2022 Controlled burning – Photographs about using fire in forest management
Extensive permanent exhibition throughout the year.

Lusto is easy to visit by car, bus or train. The train’s Lusto stop is only about 100 meters from Lusto’s entrance.

Punkaharju tourist information serves you in Lusto.

Lusto is open all year round. Check opening hours.


Open all year round. Check exceptions in opening hours
Barrier free, Car parking, WC
Guided tours
Tours are given in Finnish, English and Russian.
Available: In Finnish, In English, In Russian
30 km to city
Free WiFi