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Salo Historical Museum SAMU

Briefly in english

SAMU records and studies Salo and life in urban Salo and surrounding villages. The collections feature items ranging from old church paintings at Perniö Museum, old school class and teaching equipment from early 1900s at Meritalo Museum, pre-historic items at Suomusjärvi Museum and grandmas time radios & televisions at Salo Electronics Museum.  SAMU’s collections feature more than 46 000 museum items and over 16 000 photographs. Every object and interior featured in the collections says something about the history of Salo and its residents. SAMU consists of seven local historical museums and the museum of electronical industry and items.

In the Salo Electronics Museum’s permanent exhibition Made in Salo you can learn about the history of electronical industry in Salo and get to know the glamour of old telephones, radios, televisions and monitors. The exhibition showcases the over 90-year-old history of Salo based electronics companies introducing their production and equipment history.

Addresses

Salo Electronics Museum

Salorankatu 5-7 (Astrum-keskus), ovi 3, 24240 Salo

Halikko Museum

Kirkkorinne 7, 24800 Halikko

Kiikala Museum

Porvarinpolku 10, 25390 Kiikala

Kreivinmäki open-air Museum

Viurilantie 34, 24910 Halikko

Meritalo Museum

Moisionkatu 18, 24100 Salo

Perniö Museum

Museotie 9, 25500 Perniö

Suomusjärvi Museum

Karjalohjantie 161-2, 25410 Suomusjärvi

Trömperi Hosterly Museum

Vanha Turuntie 1326, 25240 Hajala

Prices and opening hours

The Salo Electronics Museum is open through the year

Opening hours

1.9.2020-4.5.2021

Thursday-Friday 11-17

Saturday 11-15

5.5.2021-31.8.2021

Wednesday-Friday 11-17

Saturday-Sunday 11-15

Ticket prices

4 € adults
3 € students, retirees

Free entry for children under 18 years

Museum card, Smartum and e-passi are also accepted as payment.

The local historical museums are open only at summertime and the entry is free.

Contact information:

Historical museums

(02) 778 4883

anna.vaananen@salo.fi

Salo Electronics Museum

(02) 778 4885

leena.jarvela@salo.fi

Accessibility

The Salo Electronical Museum exhibition hall is all accessible

In the local historical museums there are thresholds, narrow doors, corridors and stairways

The gardens of the local historical museums are mostly accessible at summertime by wheelchair and baby carriage

All guide dogs and assistant dogs are warmly welcomed