English information: Forssa Museum of Natural History

Welcome to Forssa Museum of Natural History!

The museum is one of the most popular attractions in Forssa, being located at the charming Cotton Mills area. Collections are owned by the Nature Conservation Society of South-West Häme, founded in 1951 by professor Torild Brander. The museums displays about 6000 items and specimens, focus being on local nature and conservation biology.


Opening hours

16.8-14.6: on Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays 13:00-17:00.

15.6.-15.8: on Tuesday – Saturday 11:00-17:00 and on Sundays 12:00-17:00.

We are also open for groups on request. Please contact us in advance if you want to make reservation: 03-4354949 or via email museo(at)lounaisluonto(dot)net.

Entrance fees

We have voluntary entrance fee. All the profits are used for conservation work at the area.


The museum is accessible by wheelchair.

There is a cafe located in the downstairs of the same building.


Exhibitions 2016

January: ”World before man” paleoart exhibition, Maija Karala