Lusto – The Finnish Forest Museum

Lusto is a national museum and a versatile exhibition and culture centre at the heart of the Saimaa lake district and right next to the Punkaharju Conservation Area. 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!

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.


1.6. - 31.8.
Mon-Sun 10-18

1.9. - 30.9.
Mon-Sun 10-17

1.10. - 31.12.
Mon Closed, Tue-Sun 10-17

Open all year round. Check exceptions in opening hours
Barrier free, Car parking, WC
Guided tours
Tours are given from September to May in Finnish and English and in the summertime, from June to August, in Finnish, English, Swedish and Russian.
30 km to city
Free WiFi